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The Norwegian Therese Johaug knocked over the rest of the field and won the 10 km freestyle event for women at the FIS World Ski Championships on Tuesday in a time of 11:09 pm8

OBERSTDORF, Germany, 2 March: The Norwegian Therese Johaug knocked over the rest of the field to win the 10 km long freestyle event for women at the FIS World Ski Championships on Tuesday in a time of 11:09 pm8

Johaug finished 542 seconds ahead of Swede Frida Karlsson in second place, Ebba Andersson, also from Sweden, took bronze

“This is definitely the best ski race I’ve ever done,” said a jubilant Johaug to the NRK broadcaster

In bright sunshine and warm temperatures that caused some participants to separate arms and legs from their ski suits, the athletes started 30 seconds apart, but Johuag was soon on the heels of the early starters

The 32-year-old built a modest lead of 1 in the first split of 5km before emphasizing her dominance in the second half of the course with a combination of technique and strength that the rest of the field couldn’t match

Karlsson leads by 86 seconds after 5 km, Johaug increased the distance by another 10 seconds compared to the next 18 km and tirelessly to the goal

Johaug’s second victory in Oberstdorf was her ninth individual World Championship gold and her twelfth overall victory, including team events

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Source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/jubilant-johaug-powers-to-10km-freestyle-gold-14316610