Monday, February 15, 2010

Vancouver, 10km women - Kristina Smigun for a medal?

19:00: Start of the free 10km women
4 French : Karine Laurent-Philippot, Laure Barthélémy, Célia Bourgeois et Aurore Cuinet.
The Pole, Justyna Kowalczyk, the favorite, will start in 33rd position. Also do not forget the Slovenian Petra Majdic et the Finn Aino-Kaisa Saarinen.

For Estonia, a chance to win a first medal with Kristina Smigun
K. Smigun (Est) leads after 1.3km in 4min 20sec
Smigun finished and takes the lead : 10 km in 25 min 05 sec
Swedish Haag : +14sec - Smigun still first
Norwegian Bjoergen 2nd - smeels good for a podium for Smigun...
Sweden Kalla takes the lead in 24'58 - Smigun 2nd
Kowalczyk ONLY 5th...!

So it's the first Estonian medal thanks to Kristina Smigun, a silver one.
A nice come back for Smigun after a maternity leave.

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