Team USA Sixth In Men's Team Sprint Classic

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 19, 2014 12:41 pm

Erik Bjornsen (Winthrop, WA) anchored Team USA with Simi Hamilton (Aspen, CO) to ski into sixth place Wednesday during the men’s team sprint classic of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. The women’s team, featuring rookie Sophie Caldwell (Peru, VT) and anchor Kikkan Randall (Achorage), finished eighth in the sprint classic. Team Finland took the gold for the men while Norway notched the Olympic title for the women. The team sprints will air on NBC’s Daytime Olympic coverage Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. EST and can be streamed in their entirety on The final casino online cross country skiing events of the 2014 Sochi Games will be the women’s 30k freestyle race on Saturday Feb. 22 and the men’s 50k freestyle race Sunday Feb. 23.

Team USA sixth in team sprint


Team USA Sprint Team”s Simi Hamilton on the right  / Photo Sarah Brunson 


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Team USA”s Erik Bjornsen at Sochi 2014 / Photo Sarah Brunson