Emil Persson, Lager 157 Ski Team, won the Ski Classics event Prato Piazza Mountain Challenge. Persson completed Season’s XIV fifth event in a total time of 1:38:31.1.
Second place went to Thomas Ødegaarden, Team XPND Fuel, 9.1 seconds back. A remarkable performance from Tord Asle Gjerdalen, also from Team XPND Fuel, granted him the third position on the podium, 22.7 seconds behind the winner.
Full race report in progress.
Prato Piazza Mountain Challenge – Top 3 Men
- Emil Persson, Lager 157 Ski Team, 2:20:56.7
- Thomas Ødegaarden, Team XPND Fuel, +9.1
- Tord Asle Gjerdalen, Team XPND Fuel, +22.7
Results can be found here.
The Prato Piazza Mountain Challenge program, start lists, and live timing can be found here.
Next up in the Ski Classics Season XIV is Engadin La Diagonela, a 55km event in Switzerland on January 21, 2023.
The Season XIV of Ski Classics Pro Tour consists of 14 events on 10 event weekends in 6 different countries.
Ski Classics Pro Tour Season XIV (2022/2023)
- Event 1: December 10, 2022 – Bad Gastein PTT, Bad Gastein, Austria, 15km
- Event 2: December 11, 2022 – Bad Gastein Criterium, Bad Gastein, Austria, 35km
- Event 3: December 17, 2022 – La Venosta Criterium, Val Venosta, Italy, 36km
- Event 4: January 14, 2023 – Pustertaler Ski Marathon, Sexten, Italy, 62km
- Event 5: January 15, 2023 – Prato Piazza Mountain Challenge, Niederdorf, Italy, 32km
- Event 6: January 21, 2023 – Engadin La Diagonela, Engadin Valley, Switzerland, 55km
- Event 7: January 29, 2023 – Marcialonga, Trentino, Italy, 70km
- Event 8: February 12, 2023 – Jizerská50, Bedrichov, Czech Republic, 50km
- Event 9: February 18, 2023 – Grönklitt Criterium, Orsa Grönklitt, Sweden, 50km
- Event 10: February 19, 2023 – Grönklitt ITT, Orsa Grönklitt, Sweden, 15km
- Event 11: March 5, 2023 – Vasaloppet, Sälen-Mora, Sweden, 90km
- Event 12: March 18, 2023 – Birkebeinerrennet, Rena-Lillehammer, Norway, 54km
- Event 13: April 1, 2023 – Reistadløpet, Setermoen-Bardufoss, Norway, 40km
- Event 14: April 2, 2023 – Summit 2 Senja, Bardufoss- Finnsnes, Norway, 67km
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