Slovenians third in women's Cross Country World Cup team sprint
Dresden - Slovenians Anamarija Lampič and Eva Urevc finished third in the women's team sprint finals at the FIS Cross Country World Cup in Dresden on Sunday. The Swiss Nadine Fähndrich and Laurien van der Graaff won the race, while Russian Yulia Stupak and Natalia Nepryaeva were second.
The Slovenian team finished the race 1.12 seconds behind the winners who crossed the finish line in 16:38.34, while the Russians came in 0.32 seconds after the Swiss.
"No matter how small we are compared to others, it is obvious that we fight to remain in the game, climb the podium and that is out main goal and joy," said Lampič, adding that she and Urevc could do better still.
Urevc, who sat out the previous due to injury said this was the best reward imaginable.