The many sacred World Cup cross-country skiing foe — a Holmenkollen 50km in Oslo, Norway — was motionless by a print finish after some-more than dual hours on march Saturday.
Swiss Dario Cologna edged Norwegian Martin Johnsrud Sundby in a lean, both channel a line in 2 hours, 1 minute, 48.1 seconds.
Cologna, who owns 4 particular Olympic titles among a final 3 Winter Games, prisoner his initial Holmenkollen win after runners-up in 2012 and 2015.
“Going to a finish we suspicion he would be stronger than me,” Cologna said, according to a International Ski Federation. “It is extraordinary to finally win here. It’s a many critical particular foe on a World Cup. we had to wait some years to finally get this victory.”
Sundby, a World Cup altogether champion three of a prior 4 seasons, was perplexing to turn a initial male to win 3 Holmenkollen 50km races.
“Dario has been second a few times usually by a few centimetres, so we consider it was kismet or something that Dario finally got his victory,” Sundby said.
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