Tiril Eckhoff wins finale in Oslo


Monday, 20 March 2017 :  Eckhoff came home in 34:23.1 minutes with one penalty to claim her second victory of the season, with Gabriela Koukalova of the Czech Republic the runner up 22.6 seconds further back.

Despite finishing second-best in Oslo Koukalova could still celebrate securing the small crystal globe for the mass start.

Laura Dahlmeier of Germany started the day with an 11-point lead over Koukalova in the mass start standings, but that lead disappeared when the German finished ninth, with three penalties.

Despite her ninth-place finish Dahlmeier finished top of the overall World Cup standings on 1211 points, with Koukalova second with 1089 and Makarainen third with 971.

Source : Internet

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