Marit Bjorgen dominated a time-trial for the Norwegian women’s team on Monday. Skofterud showed positive progress.
The Norwegian women’s time did a 5+5 kilometer duathlon with individual start at GÃ¥lÃ¥ on Monday.
Marit Bjrgen won by 53 seconds ahead of Vibeke Skofterud
Coach Egil Kristiansen felt that Vibeke Skofterud showed progress.
– She has shown a positive trend for a while now after lots of good training. She looks to be in very good shape, said the coach. .
Kristin Strmer Steira showed that she is on the way back after hitting the wall this summer.
– She has made steady progress since August, said Kristiansen.
1. Marit Bjrgen 29.11
2. Vibeke Skofterud 30.04
3. Kristin M. Stemland 30.12
4. Kristin S. Steira 30.59
5. Ella Gjmle 31.00
6. Betty Ann B. Nilsen 31.08
7. Kine Beat BjrnÃ¥s 31.12
8. Ann Eli Tafjord 31.44
9. Astrid U. Jacobsen 32.45