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Norway takes the day in Gaellivare relays

Norway topped the podiums of both the men’s and women’s World Cup relays in Gaellivare, Sweden Sunday.GAELLIVARE, Sweden – Norway topped the podiums of both the men’s and women’s World Cup relays in Gaellivare, Sweden Sunday.

The U.S men opted to use the opportunity as training, with Andy Newell and Chris Cook skiing the first two legs in preparation for next weekend's race in Kuusamo, Finland.

OFFICIAL RESULTS
2009 Viessmann Cross Country FIS World Cup
Gaellivare, SWE – Nov. 23, 2008

Men's 4x10K relay
1. Norway-1 (Johnsrud Sundby/Roening/Hofstad/Northug)
2. Sweden-1 (Rickardsson/Olsson/Andreasson/Hellner)
3. Germany-1 (Filbrich/Angerer/Reichelt/Teichmann)

DNF – United States

Women's 4x5K relay
1. Norway-1 (Bjoergen/Johaug/Steira/Kristoffersen)
2. Finland-1 (Muranen/Kuitunen/Saarinen/Roponen)
3. Sweden-1 (Hansson/Norgren/Haag/Kalla)

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