Norway’s Eliassen wins Jizerská padesátka cross country ski race


Norway’s Petter Eliassen has won the Jizerská padesátka cross country skiing event in North Bohemia. The first Czech to reach the finish in the famous event – which consisted of 15 circuits of a 3.5-kilometre track – was Stanislav Řezáč in 12th place. Johan Kjölstad and Anders Auckland finished second and third, respectively, to give Norway all three spots on the podium.