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Elise Egseth back after 4 years: Wins WOC test sprint

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Elise Egseth won a clear victory in the Norwegian WOC test race sprint Thursday – 34 seconds ahead of Silje Ekroll Jahren. The winner on Wednesday’s Middle distance, Anne Margrethe Hausken Nordberg, finished 4th, 38 seconds behind Egseth.

Egseth is now working full time and had not expected to reach this level and fight for a place in the Norwegian World Championships team this year. However, according to orientering.no Egseth now eager to get into the Norwegian WOC team at the sprint distance. Egseth has a 5th place in sprint at WOC in Trondheim in 2010 as her best international result.

In the men’s class Gaute Hallan Steiwer took the victory 24 seconds ahead of Håkon Jarvis Westergård with Øystein Kvaal Østerbø in third. Ulf Forseth Indgaard was disqualified from a good result due to running in a forbidden area.

 

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Results

Women

1. Elise Egseth Nydalens SK 13:18 (+0:00)
2. Silje Ekroll Jahren Raumar Orientering 13:52 (+0:34)
3. Anne Johanne Lind Nydalens SK 13:53 (+0:35)
4. Anne M Hausken Nordberg Nydalens SK 13:56 (+0:38)
5. Marte Narum Nydalens SK 13:57 (+0:39)
6. Lone Brochmann Bækkelagets SK 14:06 (+0:48)
7. Nikoline Ekeberg Schjerve Bækkelagets SK 14:18 (+1:00)
8. Ingjerd Myhre Järla Orientering 14:38 (+1:20)
9. Sigrid Alexandersen Fossum IF 14:40 (+1:22)
10. Siri Ulvestad Nydalens SK 14:45 (+1:27)
11. Ida Marie Næss Bjørgul Halden SK 14:52 (+1:34)
12. Heidi Mårtensson Modum OL 14:56 (+1:38)
13. Lene Godager Kaas Bækkelagets SK 14:59 (+1:41)
14. Emilie Westli Andersen Løten o-lag 15:08 (+1:50)
15. Linn Hokholt NTNUI 15:10 (+1:52)

Men

1. Gaute Hallan Steiwer Lillomarka OL 12:14 (+0:00)
2. Håkon Jarvis Westergård Järla Orientering 12:38 (+0:24)
3. Øystein Kvaal Østerbø IFK Lidingö SOK 12:40 (+0:26)
4. Andreas Høye Fredrikstad SK 12:43 (+0:29)
5. Emil Ahlbäck Fossum IF 12:47 (+0:33)
6. Anders Nordberg Nydalens SK 12:55 (+0:41)
7. Morten Jarvis Westergård Järla Orientering 13:14 (+1:00)
8. Antonio Martínez Pérez Halden SK 13:15 (+1:01)
9. Anders Vister Nydalens SK 13:16 (+1:02)
10. Carl Petter Lyngen Frol IL 13:17 (+1:03)
10. Carl Godager Kaas Bækkelagets SK 13:17 (+1:03)
12. Paul Sirum Frol IL 13:25 (+1:11)
12. Simen Aamodt NTNUI 13:25 (+1:11)
14. Sindre Johannessen Freidig 13:29 (+1:15)
15. Trond Einar Moen Pedersli OL Trollelg 13:32 (+1:18)

 

 

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