Ski Orienteering season ended with a victory for Sweden

Sweden team won the Mixed Sprint Relay at the IOF Ski Orienteering World Cup final in the Craftsbury, Vermont, USA.

Despite an early mistake on the first leg and a broken ski on the last leg, the Swedish duo of Erik Rost and Tove Alexandersson repeated their success from the European Championships and won a second consecutive Mixed Sprint Relay this season.

The Russian team of Eduard Khrennikov and Tatyana Oborina finished in the second position, 19 seconds behind the winners.

A third place went to the second team of Sweden – Martin Hammarberg and Magdalena Olsson, who finished 50 seconds behind the winning time.


1.       Erik Rost, Tove Alexandersson SWE1 49:04

2.       Eduard Khrennikov, Tatyana Oborina RUS2 49:23

3.       Martin Hammarberg, Magdalena Olsson SWE2 49:54

4.       Salla Koskela, Tero Linnainmaa FIN1 50:08

5.       Andrey Lamov, Mariya Kechkina RUS1 50:52

6.       Erik Blomgren, Evelina Wickbom SWE3 51:01

It was the last race of the World Cup season 2017-2018.