Ida Ingemarsdotter and Stina Nilsson took home the bronze in Sochi. Photo: TT
Sochi 2014

Double bronze for Sweden's cross-country skiers

The Swedish men nabbed the country's second bronze medal of the day in the cross country team sprint event at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, right after their female counterparts also captured bronze.

So far, Team Sweden has won 11 medals in the cross-country skiing events in Sochi, which makes them the second most successful cross-country skiing team in a single year. The record is held by the former Soviet Union.

The men's team, comprised of Emil Jönsson and Teodor Peterson, won Sweden's 11th medal in the 2014 Olympics. Finland won gold.

The women's team, comprised of Ida Ingemarsdotter and Stina Nilsson, won Sweden's 10th medal in the 2014 Olympics. Norway won gold.

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