U-23 Pursuit Races: Gold for Russia and Switzerland, Mannix Takes 9th

FasterSkierMarch 17, 2007

Ioulia Tchekaleva of Russia won the women’s 15 kilometer pursuit at the U-23 Worlds in Italy on Saturday. Caroline Hugue of France was second, 7 seconds out. Ivana Janeckova (CZE) captured the bronze, 8 seconds from silver.

The top North American was Tazlina Mannix, USA in 9th place.

Other North Americans: Morgan Arritola, USA 23, Amanda Ammar, Canada 29, Lindsey Williams, USA 35, Morgan Smyth, USA 36, Periane Jones, Canada 40.

Complete women’s results at http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/610.html?sector=CC&raceid=11710

The men’s 30 kilometer pursuit was won by Dario Cologna of Switzerland, 2 seconds ahead of Stanislav Volzhentsev of Russia. Curdin Per l of Switzerland was third.

The top North American was Canadian Brent McMurtry in 24th place.

Other North Americans: David Nighbor, Canada 35, Benjamin True, USA, 36 , Christopher Butler, Canada 37, Brenton Knight, USA 39, Michael Sinnot, USA 46, Phillip Wood, Canada 55.

Complete men’s results at http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/610.html?sector=CC&raceid=11709

Source: FIS


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