Cross-country skiing: Klaebo claims sprint gold for Norway

Cross-country skiing: Klaebo claims sprint gold for Norway

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: Johannes Hoesfolt Klaebo powered to a stunning victory in the men's Olympic sprint classic on Tuesday to claim another cross-country gold medal for Norway with a dominant performance in the final.

In a thrilling finish, Italian Federico Pellegrino won the silver medal by two hundredths of a second from Alexander Bolshunov, representing the Olympic athletes of Russia, who took bronze.

(Reporting by Philip O'Connor, editing by Ed Osmond)

Source: Reuters

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