FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Seefeld, Austria Women’s Individual 10 k Classic
In her first World Championships since 2015, on Tuesday Norway’s Therese Johaug sped to her second distance gold in Seefeld. Johaug stopped the clock in 27:02.1 to claim the win in the 10-kilometer individual start classic.
Sweden’s Frida Karlsson was perhaps the biggest podium surprise of the day. At nineteen-years-old, Karlsson (a three-time winner at World Juniors) placed second, 12.2 seconds back. Norway’s Ingvild Flugstad Østberg was third (+35.6).
Sadie Bjornsen for the U.S. raced to 23rd (+1:41.0), Rosie Brennan 24th (+1:45.1), and Jessie Diggins 25th (+1:51.9). Sophie Caldwell placed 29th (+2:09.5).
Canada’s Emily Nishikawa was 36th (+2:36.1), Dahria Beatty 49th (+3:39.3), Katherine Stewart-Jones 51st (+3:45.0), and Maya MacIsaac-Jones 66th (+5:35.9).