Four more races in Planica

Four more races in Planica

We saw another set of interesting races of the FIS OPA Continental Cup, where 262 athletes competed in 5-, 10- and 15-kilometres in classic technique.

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Posted by Planica FIS Cross-Country World Cup on Saturday, January 9, 2016

Video: Metod Močnik

Best two women in 10km race – Victoria Carl and Julia Belger - came from Germany, while Emily Nishikawa of Canada finished third. Victorious on the men's side were the French. The fastest in 15km was Alexis Jeannerod, Richard Jouve came in second and Graeme Killick from Canada third.

In ladies U20 5km race we saw another German on top, this time Katharina Hennig, Swiss Lydia Hiernickell was second and Antonia Fraebel, also from Germany, third. The winner of the U20 10km competition was Irineu Esteve Altimiras from Andora, who was followed by Frenchman Jules Lapierre and German Janosch Brugger.

On the third and last day cross-country skiers will compete in distances in free technique.

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