Sweden’s Emil Joensson Gifted a Bronze Medal After Cross-Country Skiing Crash at Sochi [Video]

Cross-country skiing crash

 Norway’s Ola Vigen Hattestad won the Men’s Spring Free Finals with Sweden’s Teodor Peterson and Emil Joensson capturing the silver and bronze respectively.

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Joensson was not expecting to place in the top three, trailing the pack entering one of the final turns, but suddenly, Anders Gloeersen, Sergey Ustiugov, and Marcus Hellner were involved in a three-skier pile-up and Joensson coasted to a third-place finish.


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