Feb 8, 2014; Krasnaya Polyana, RUSSIA; Marit Bjoergen (NOR) (02) passes the Olympic rings as she leads Therese Johaug (NOR) and Charlotte Kalla (SWE) in the ladies skiathon during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center. Mandatory Credit: Paul Bussi-USA TODAY Sports

Sochi Olympics: ladies cross country sprint results: Norway takes gold, silver


The ladies cross country sprint took place on Tuesday morning, with qualifications, quarterfinals, semifinals and finals all within a few hours at the 2014 Winter Olympics. When it was all said and done, Norway came out on top.

Norway brought home gold thanks to Maiken Caspersen Falla’s strong run, while fellow countrywoman Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg captured the silver. Vesna Fabjan was able to secure bronze for Slovenia.

American Sophie Caldwell, who was looking strong throughout the morning, finished in sixth after being tripped up earlier in the final.

Here are the top results from this morning’s event:

  1. Maiken Caspersen Falla (NOR) — 2:35.49
  2. Ingbild Flugstad Oestberg (NOR) — 2:35.87
  3. Vesna Fabjan (SLO) — 2:35.89
  4. Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen (NOR) — 2:37.31
  5. Ida Ingemarsdotter (SWE) — 2:42.04
  6. Sophie Caldwell (USA) — 2:47.75

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