Estonians punching above weight at ski tournament

  • 2003-02-27
  • Stefano Triolo
TALLINNAfter just one week of competitions and five more days to go, Estonia has collected one gold and three silver medals at the Nordic World Ski Championship in Val di Fiemme, Italy.Kristina Schmigun, Estonia's best-known female cross-country skiing star, won the country's only gold so far in the 10-kilometer five plus five race that combines classic and free-style segments.Schmigun, 25, also took a silver in the 15-kilometer race, finishing three seconds behind Norway's Bente Skari, the competition's favorite.She collected a second silver in the 10-kilometer classic style race, again fi...
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