Without the double-Olympic champion Laura Dahlmeier missing the German team inside the top results. In the absence of the number one hold back after their strong Comeback in the final of the world Cup in Nove Mesto again, none of DSV-athlete made the podium. In the mass start 12,5 km Franziska Preuß delivery after three penalties on the seventh place.

Dahlmeier had celebrated in Nove Mesto Comeback and promptly places two and five occupied. Because you felt “a bit tired”, she abandoned on Sunday on the Competition of the 30 best athletes of the overall world Cup standings.

Olympic champion Anastasiya Kuzmina (Slovakia) is celebrated, and despite two criminal their first season victory in front of women’s Paulina Fialkova (2/+12.2 seconds) and Anais Chevalier (3/+13,3) from France. Vanessa Hinz (Schliersee/11.) and Franziska Hildebrand (Clausthal-Zellerfeld/16.) missed the jump into the Top Ten.

gust sweeps over the cross-country skiing

In the men’s Johannes Thingnes Bö after the Sprint and pursuit also has the mass start won. The three-time world champion was about 15 kilometers in a superior way ahead of Frenchman Quentin Fillon Maillet and the Russians Yevgeny Garanitschew. The 25-year-old Norwegian remained in front of 22 000 spectators, without a single missed shot, and had at the end of a lead of 46.5 seconds. For the world Cup frontrunner, the sixth victory of the Season, it was in the eighth race.

the Best German Olympic champion Arnd Peiffer was Fourth with a delay of 5.3 seconds to the Podium.

The St ski hunter may now relax a little, the World Team Challenge on January 29. December on Schalke is more of a fun event. Seriously, it is only in the coming year, traditionally with the two home world Cup in Oberhof (10. January) and Ruhpolding (16. January) will be opened.


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