Norwegian skiers dominate ANC Super Combined

Posted By: The Ski Channel on September 10, 2010 8:43 am

Norwegians Espen Lysdahl and Lotte Smiseth Sejersted stood atop the podium today in the final Super-Combined race of the Australia-New Zealand Cup (ANC) at Mt. Hutt ski area.

Lysdahl (1:43.04) was joined by teammate Kristian Haug (1:43.83) and U.S skier Wiley Maple (1:44.15) on the podium.

Sejersted set the standard for the women, winning easily in a combined 1:46.26. Russian teammates Anastasia Kedrina (1:48.63) and Anna Sorokina (1:48.64) filled out the podium.

Yesterday’s Super-G champion, Aksel Lund Svindal, finished the morning’s Super-G ahead of the field in 1:03.30. Lysdahl was second in 1:03.38, and teammate Iver Bjerkestrand (1:03.48) was third.

In the women’s Super G, Sejersted repeated her performance from Thursday, finishing first in 1:06.16, followed by teammate Chloe Margrethe Fausa (1:07.35) and Russia’s Vladislava Bureeva (1:07.63).

The Australia-New Zealand Cup series continues at Mt. Hutt Saturday with the Giant Slalom.