>>> Cross country - Classic 50km Men: Results# It's almost the end of these Olympics in Vancouver. Tonight, you have to watch the ice hockey final between Canada and the USA.
See you in 4 years in Russia, in Sotchi!
1- NORTHUG (Norway)
2- TEICHMANN (Germany)
3- OLSSON (Sweden)
... 6- VEERPALU (Estonia) +6 sec.
... 30- MAE (Estonia) +5:05
... 34- REHEMAA (Estonia) +5:22
... 41- KARP (Estonia) +8:14
# Andrus VEERPALU is not far, 6th at 6 seconds. Nice race for the Estonian who participated in his last Olympics. A great champion is leaving and who will take the relay in Estonia??
# Sprint... and again the winner is the Norwegian NORTHUG. The German TEICHMANN is second and OLSSON third.
# VEERPALU was leading around the 49th km
# 45km - last lap: French VITTOZ leading now, VEERPALU 7th
#40km: still 10km - French GAILLARD leading. VEERPALU 9th
# 30km: VEERPALU 9th
# 25km (half way): The Estonians REHEMAA (32nd) at 16 seconds and VEERPALU (37th) at 23 sec are in the race. MAE is slightly late (40th), +52 seconds, whereas KARP is already far, +1:50
# Already second ski change for VEERPALU after 25km... it will be hard to finish!
# After 20km: 2 Norwegians leading: NORTHUG followed by SVARTEDAL. VEERPALU who was hidden during the first part of the race is now among the leading group, 16th at 5 seconds. REHEMAA is closely following him.
# After 10km, still a big peloton
# Race started
> Last possibility for Estonia to win a second medal:
Andrus VEERPALU (39, gold medal in Turin, 15km classic), Jaak MAE, Aivar REHEMAA, Algo KARP.