Bauer disappoints with 12th place in 50 km classic

01-03-2010

In other Olympic news, Bauer finished in 12th place, almost 14 seconds off the leader and well outside the medals in the Men’s 50 kilometre Classic on Sunday at the Winter Olympic Games. During the race, the Czech skier was involved in a crash with other competitors; in the final five kilometres he attempted to move ahead but was unable to gain any ground on his closest rivals. The race was won by Norway’s Petter Northug. The 21st Olympic Games wrapped up in Vancouver, Canada on Sunday night; the next Winter Games are to take place in Sochi, Russia, in four years’ time.