Sweden’s Stina Nilsson and Maja Dahlqvist stepped to the top of the world championship podium together for the first time in either of their careers, winning gold in the women’s team sprint in Seefeld, Austria.
Joining the Swedes on the podium were Slovenia’s Katja Visnar and Anamarija Lampic with silver and Norway’s Ingvlid Flugstad Oestberg and Maiken Caspersen Falla with the bronze.
Nilsson wins her first world title in her first event back from injury, having not raced since mid-January.
The U.S.’ Sadie Bjornsen and Jessie Diggins also competed in the team sprint final. Bjornsen handed the race off to Diggins for the final lap, almost 3 seconds behind the leaders. Diggins was unable to make up the the deficit, ending the race with a fifth place finish.
Norway’s Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo and teammate Emil Iversen held off the Russian team of Gleb Retivykh and Alexander Bolshunov to win their first world championship title in the men’s team sprint event. Klaebo caught Bolshunov in the final lap blowing past the Russian, and crossing the finish almost two seconds sooner to claim the gold medal.
Erik Bjornsen, Sadie’s brother, along with Simi Hamilton competed in the men’s team sprint final for the U.S. posting a eighth place finish.
NORDIC WORLD SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS — Seefeld, Austria
|Sunday||7:30 a.m.||Nordic Combined: Team Sprint||OlympicChannel.com/NBC Sports Gold|
|8:45 a.m.||Ski jumping: Men’s LH Team Final*||OlympicChannel.com/NBC Sports Gold|
|9:30 a.m.||Nordic Combined: Team LH*||Olympic Channel|
|10:30 a.m.||Cross-Country: M&W Team Sprint Finals*||Olympic Channel|
|2 p.m.||Nordic Combined: Team Sprint*||Olympic Channel|
|3 p.m.||Ski Jumping: Men’s LH Team Final||Olympic Channel|
|11:30 p.m.||Cross-Country: Women’s Team Sprint Final*||NBCSN|
|Tuesday||9:00 a.m.||Cross-Country: Women’s 10km||Olympic Channel||Olympic Channel/NBC Sports Gold|
|10:15 a.m.||Ski Jumping: Women’s NH Team Final||OlympicChannel.com/NBC Sports Gold|
|1:00 p.m.||Cross-Country: Women’s 10km*||NBCSN|
|2:00 p.m.||Ski Jumping: Women’s NH Team Final*||Olympic Channel|
|Wednesday||8:00 a.m.||Cross-Country: Men’s 15km||Olympic Channel||Olympic Channel/NBC Sports Gold|
|10:15 a.m.||Ski Jumping: Women’s NH Final||Olympic Channel||Olympic Channel/NBC Sports Gold|
|Thursday||1:00 a.m.||Cross-Country: Men’s 15km*||NBCSN|
|2:00 a.m.||Ski Jumping: Women’s NH Final*||NBCSN|
|5:00 a.m.||Nordic Combined: NH Ski Jumping||Olympic Channel||Olympic Channel/NBC Sports Gold|
|7:00 a.m.||Cross-Country: Women’s 4x5km Relay||Olympic Channel||Olympic Channel/NBC Sports Gold|
|9:00 a.m.||Nordic Combined: Indiv. 10km Cross-Country Ski||Olympic Channel||Olympic Channel/NBC Sports Gold|
|Friday||7:15 a.m.||Cross-Country: Men’s 4x10km Relay||OlympicChannel.com/NBC Sports Gold|
|7:30 a.m.||Cross-Country: Men’s 4x10km Relay*||Olympic Channel|
|10:00 a.m.||Ski Jumping: Men’s NH Final||Olympic Channel||Olympic Channel/NBC Sports Gold|
|Saturday||5:00 a.m.||Nordic Combined: NH Team Ski Jumping||OlympicChannel.com/NBC Sports Gold|
|6:00 a.m.||Nordic Combined: NH Team Ski Jumping*||Olympic Channel|
|6:15 a.m.||Cross-Country: Women’s 30km||OlympicChannel.com/NBC Sports Gold|
|7:30 a.m.||Cross-Country: Women’s 30km*||Olympic Channel|
|8:30 a.m.||Nordic Combined: 4x5km Cross-Country Relay||Olympic Channel||Olympic Channel/NBC Sports Gold|
|10:00 a.m.||Ski Jumping: Mixed Team Event||OlympicChannel.com/NBC Sports Gold|
|1:00 p.m.||Ski Jumping: Mixed Team Event*||Olympic Channel|
|Sunday||7:00 a.m.||Cross-Country: Men’s 50km||Olympic Channel||Olympic Channel/NBC Sports Gold|
*Same-day and next day delay