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1 Emil Persson 26,400,000
2 Astrid Øyre Sli... 26,074,640
3 Ida Dahl 25,962,653
4 Andreas Nygaard 25,204,937
5 Kasper Stadaas 24,731,571
6 Max Novak 24,408,540
7 Johan Hoel 24,239,242
8 Tord Asle Gjerd... 24,225,126
9 Johannes Eklöf 23,955,612
10 Emilie Fleten 23,861,586
11 Stian Hoelgaard 23,820,021
12 Oskar Kardin 23,698,180
13 Britta Johansso... 23,577,507
14 Herman Paus 23,515,423
15 Karstein Johaug 23,444,611
16 Magnus Vesterhe... 23,224,579
17 Morten Eide Ped... 23,141,153
18 Runar Skaug Mat... 23,109,109
19 Amund Riege 23,044,039
20 Thomas Ødegaard... 22,858,194
21 Torleif Syrstad 22,823,158
22 Axel Jutterströ... 22,774,131
23 Marcus Johansso... 22,386,541
24 Magni Smedås 22,272,121
25 Petter Stakston 22,264,110
26 Eddie Edström 22,191,731
27 Chris Andre Jes... 22,150,822
28 Torgeir Sulen H... 21,672,716
29 Thomas Joly 21,571,165
30 Nils Dahlsten 21,377,545
31 Klas Nilsson 21,163,179
32 Joar Thele 20,952,782
33 Anders Aukland 20,900,567
34 Patrick Fossum ... 20,725,034
35 Vetle Thyli 20,533,206
36 Jan Šrail 20,312,327
37 Alvar Myhlback 20,273,712
38 Fabián Štoček... 20,037,927
39 Anikken Gjerde ... 19,974,875
40 Jeremy Royer 19,887,147
41 Stian Berg 19,871,502
42 Karolina Hedens... 19,660,713
43 Alfred Buskqvis... 19,528,517
44 Einar Kalland-O... 19,510,307
45 Kati Roivas 19,340,721
46 Lina Korsgren 19,332,942
47 Silje Øyre Slin... 19,228,754
48 Stanislav Řezáč... 19,025,752
49 Juuso Mäkelä 18,981,645
50 Jenny Larsson 18,963,798
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Many Changes In The SC Ranking After Engadin La Diagonela – Persson Reaching Maximum Points

The Ski Classics Ranking saw many changes after Engadin La Diagonela. Emil Persson, Lager 157 Ski Team, reached maximum points and kept his first position in the SC Ranking, the global ranking system for long-distance skiers.

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Emil Persson (Yellow bib), Lager 157 Ski Team, reached the maximum points and kept the lead in the SC Ranking after Engadin La Diagonela.

After an intense race, Emil Persson, Lager 157 Ski Team, now has 26,400,000 points after winning Engadin La Diagonela, the sixth Pro Tour event of Ski Classics Season XIV. 

With the win, Persson reached the maximum points in the SC Ranking – 26,400,000 points. Get to know how the ranking points system works:

In a Pro Tour event, the winning man and woman receive 2.000.000 points; in a Challengers event, the winners collect 500.000 points. The best 12 event points last 24 months are counted in the total points. The man or woman with the most total points will have the #1 rank. 

Podium bonuses are awarded to the top 3 athletes of each gender. A Pro Tour event winner receives 200.000 points, 2nd place 100.000 points, and 3rd place 40.000 points. 

In the SC Ranking, Emil Persson leads the ranking with 26,400,000 points, followed by Ida Dahl, Team Engcon, with 25,634,041 points. 

Astrid Øyre Slind, Team Aker Dæhlie, is in third place with 25,587,856 points after winning Engadin La Diagonela. Andreas Nygaard, Team Ragde Charge, is in fourth place with 25,001,087 points. And closing the top 5 is Tord Asle Gjerdalen, Team XPND Fuel, with 24,585,729 points.   

Moving up among the top 10 athletes is Kasper Stadaas, Team Ragde Charge, from 8th to 6th place, with 24,454,035 points, and Emilie Fleten, Team Ramudden, from 9th to 7th place, with 24,325,898 points. Max Novak, Team Aker Dæhlie, is stepping up from 10th to 9th place in the SC Ranking after Engadin La Diagonela, with 24,242,504 points.

Among the Top 10, five Pro Tour skiers are from Sweden, and five are from Norway. 

TOP 10 

AthleteNationalityPro TeamSC RankingPoints
Emil PerssonSwedenLager 157 Ski Team#126,400,000
Ida DahlSwedenTeam Engcon#225,634,041
Astrid Øyre SlindNorwayTeam Aker Dæhlie#325,587,856
Andreas NygaardNorwayTeam Ragde Charge#425,001,087
Tord Asle GjerdalenNorwayTeam XPND Fuel#524,585,729
Kasper StadaasNorwayTeam Ragde Charge#624,454,035
Emilie FletenNorwayNorway#724,325,898
Lina KorsgrenSwedenTeam Ramudden#824,261,574
Max NovakSwedenTeam Aker Dæhlie#924,242,504
Oskar KardinSwedenTeam Ragde Charge#1024,167,787

TOP 20 

Notable in the top 20 is that Johannes Eklöf, Team Ramudden, continues to climb. The Swedish Pro Tour athlete goes from 12th to 11th. Stian Hoelgaard, Team Aker Dæhlie, rises from 14th to 13th place. Morten Eide Pedersen, Team Eksjöhus, goes from 15th to 14th place.  

Also in the top 20 is Karstein Johaug, Team Ragde Charge, going from 20th to 17th position; Torleif Syrstad, Lager 157 Ski Team, from 19th to 18th; and Magnus Vesterheim, Team Kaffebryggeriet, entering the top 20 from 21st to 19th place. 

TOP 50

Athletes stepping up inside the top 50: Vetle Thyli, Team Kaffebryggeriet (from 23rd to 21st); Marcus Johansson, Lager 157 Ski Team (from 24th to 22nd); Thomas Ødegaarden, Team XPND Fuel (from 27th to 24th); Anders Aukland, Team Ragde Charge (from 26th to 25th); Axel Jutterström, Team Eksjöhus (from 29th to 26th); Torgeir Sulen Hovland, Team Engcon (from 30th to 28th); Klas Nilsson, Team XPND Fuel (form 31st to 30th); Chris Andre Jespersen, Team Aker Dæhlie (from 34th to 31st); Amund Riege, Team Ramudden (from 37th to 35th); Fabián Štoček, Vltava Fund Ski Team (from 42nd to 40th); Petter Soleng Skinstad, Team Coop (from 43rd to 41st); Thomas Joly, Team Nordic Expérience (from 48th to 42nd); ); Anikken Gjerde Alnæs, Team Ragde Charge (from 47th to 46th); and Patrick Fossum Kristoffersen, Team Robinson Trentino (from 54th to 49th).

TOP 100

Some athletes moved up five positions or more if we look at the 50-100 ranking list: Matis Leray, Team Nordic Expérience (from 64th to 55th); Kati Roivas, Team Næringsbanken Stora Enso (from 65th to 56th); Antoine Auger, Team Nordic Expérience (from 62nd to 57th); Magni Smedås, Team Eksjöhus (from 80th to 67th); Haakon Holden, Team Næringsbanken Stora Enso (from 86th to 80th); Petter Stakston, Team Aker Dæhlie (from 101st to 82nd); Sandra Schützová, Vltava Fund Ski Team (from 95th to 86th); Alfred Buskqvist, Team Ramudden (from 103rd to 89th); Filip Rosjö, Ski Team Göhlins (from 105th to 98th); and Andrew Musgrave, Team Næringsbanken Stora Enso (from 117th to 99th).

TOP 200

From the top 100 to the top 200, taking ten steps up or more, we can see Henri Roos, Team Nordic Jobs Worldwide (116th to 104th); Halvor Korbøl Thoner, YC RøR Sjusjoen Ski Team (119th to 109th); and Petter Northug, Team Northug Crucible (135th to 110th). 

Thomas Bing, A|N Skimarathon Team, moves from 138th to 111th; Joel Andersson, Team Eksjöhus (127th to 112th); Jeremy Royer, Team Nordic Expérience (137th to 113th); Josua Struebel, Ski-Willy Marathon Team Austria (132nd to 114th); Henrik Arntzen Joks, Team Næringsbanken Stora Enso (130th to 116th); Frida Hallquist, Team Engcon (134th to 124th); Olli Tyrväinen, Team Edux (141st to 130th); and Dietmar Nöckler, Team Robinson Trentino (166th to 137th).

Significant steps up also for Alvar Myhlback, Lager 157 Ski Team (167th to 139th); Einar Kalland-Olsen, Exsitec Team (172nd to 144th); Gian Flurin Pfaeffli, Team BSV Ibex (182nd to 161st); Michal Vank, Slavia Pojišťovna Sport Team (183rd to 172nd); Tyler Kornfield, Team Robinson Trentino (201st to 176th); Vebjørn Moen, Team Aker Dæhlie (196th to 178th); Silje Øyre Slind, Team Aker Dæhlie (198th to 179th); Hanna Lodin, Ski Team Göhlins (199th to 183rd); Oona Kettunen, Team Kaskipuu (200th to 185th); Philipp Unger, A|N Skimarathon Team (212th to 199th); and Fredrik Helgestad, Team Kaffebryggeriet (237th to 200th).


Many steps up also for Marino Capelli, Team BSV Ibex (206th to 205th); Martin Jakš, eD system Silvini Team (319th to 244th); Anna Schmidhofer, Ski-Willy Marathon Team Austria (333rd to 266th); Anja Stolpe, Lager 157 Ski Team (357th to 291st); Jim Lundmark (379th to 305th); Lorenzo Cerutti (414th to 335th); Scott Patterson (624th to 347th); and Katie Feldman, Team BSV Ibex (467th to 349th).

Significant SC Ranking improvements also for Markku Kouva, Team Edux (418th to 353rd); Madelene Melin, Team Futura Trentino Dolomiten Trauma Clinic (440th to 372nd); Laurie Flochon Joly (527th to 377th); Christoph Gasche (446th to 382nd); Jenny Ramstedt, Bruse Sauerland Ski Team (458th to 389th); Erwin Haas (445th to 394th); Richard Leupold (655th to 474th); Aslak Digre (630th to 476th); Martin Fuksa (671st to 489th); Markus Köcheler (579th to 498th); Sindre Bergan Jakobsen (726th to 513th); Ella Jackson, Danish Skimarathon Team (659th to 515th); and Anna Lindgren, Bruse Sauerland Ski Team (666th to 544th).

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