Silver in Falun in cross country sprint relay

At the Nordic World Skiing Championships in Falun here in Sweden, Ida Ingemarsdotter and Stina Nilsson have taken the silver medal in the women’s cross country sprint relay.

The Swedes finished just over 8 seconds behind gold medalists Norway, less than half a second ahead of third place Poland.

They were in fourth place at the beginning of the final stretch, when Stina Nilsson sprinted past both the Germans and Poles into second place.