MarathonsRacingSvard And Lind Best In The Swedish Vasaloppet

FasterSkier FasterSkierMarch 7, 2005

Oscar Svard of Sweden won the Swedish Vasaloppet on Sunday ahead of Martin Larsson also of Sweden. Norwegian Jorgen Aukland was third.



Photo from Oscar Svard's 2003 Vasaloppet win


Jorgen Aukland has a second and third from previous Vasloppet races

– It’s not much to say. I wasn’t strong enough at the end. I was incredibly tired toward the end and was only trying to hang on, and that wasn’t good enough, said Jorgen Aukland right after the race.

He was 2 seconds behind Svard after 90-kilometers. 5 seconds separated the top ten skiers.

Top ten men:

1 03:51:47 Oskar Svärd Ulricehamns IF
2 03:51:48 Martin Larsson Arvika IS
3 03:51:49 Jörgen Aukland Norway
4 03:51:50 Martin Koukal Arvika IS
5 03:51:50 Jerry Ahrlin Östersund
6 03:51:51 Magnus Jonsson IFK Mora SK
7 03:51:51 Erik Eriksson IFK Mora SK
8 03:51:51 Tord Asle Gjerdalen Norway
9 03:51:52 Anders Palmér IF Hallby SOK
10 03:51:52 Mattias Svahn IFK Mora SK

Top four women:

Damer
1 04:24:09 Sofia Lind Ã…sarna IK
2 04:25:05 Ulrica Persson Vansbro AIK
3 04:27:14 Christina Paluselli Italy
4 04:33:04 Lara Peyrot Italy

Source: Langrenn.com and Skidsport.com

Complete results at http://www.vasaloppet.se/start2005/se/index.html

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