Calle Halfvarsson and Emma Ribom Winners At Alliansloppet
The Ski Classics Challengers event Alliansloppet, a 48km long-distance rollerski race in classic technique, took place today with a strong starting field.
Photo: Fredrik Pommer Adler/Alliansloppet
Calle Halfvarsson won today's Alliansloppet.
Many Ski Classics Pro Team athletes matched their skills with World Cup skiers in Trollhättan, Sweden. After a day full of action, the Ski Classics Challengers event saw Calle Halfvarsson and Emma Ribom, from the Swedish National Team, win the race with solid performances.
In the men’s competition, the winner was Calle Halfvarsson, Swedish National Team, with a total time of 1:48:28.2. Amund Riege, Team Ramudden, finished in second place, 2 seconds behind. Thomas Joly, Team Nordic Expérience Coste – Fromageries Marcel Petite, 2.2 seconds back, completed the podium in the third position.
Top 3 Men – Alliansloppet
Calle Halfvarsson, Swedish National Team, 1:48:28.2
Amund Riege, Team Ramudden, 1:48:30.2
Thomas Joly, Team Nordic Expérience Coste – Fromageries Marcel Petite, 1:48:30.4
In the women’s race, Emma Ribom, Swedish National Team, with a time of 2:09:53.0, won ahead of Astrid Øyre Slind, Team Aker Dæhlie, in second place and 0.3 seconds back. Magni Smedås, Team Eksjöhus, 1.8 seconds behind, finished in third place.
Top 3 Women – Alliansloppet
Emma Ribom, Swedish National Team, 2:09:53.0
Astrid Øyre Slind, Team Aker Dæhlie, 2:09:53.3
Magni Smedås, Team Eksjöhus, 2:09:54.8
As Alliansloppet is a Ski Classics Challengers event, Pro Team registered athletes could collect points for the Ski Classics Champion and Youth competitions in their respective gender.
Complete results of Alliansloppet can be found here, and you can check a list of the upcoming Challengers events on skiclassics.com.
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