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Hoffman Leads U.S. in 10K at Junior Worlds

Tue, Feb  26, 2008 - By US Ski Team

MALLES, Italy (Feb. 25) - Noah Hoffman (Ketchum, ID) was 12th Monday in a men's 10K race at the 2008 FIS Nordic Junior World Championships. Norwegian Hans Christer Holund won the men's race, followed by Canadian Alex Harvey and Tim Tscharnke of Germany in third.

The U.S. Ski Team's Rosie Brennan (Park City, UT) finished 18th and was followed closely by fellow Dartmouth student Ida Sargent (Orleans, VT) in 20th. Norwegians Therese Johaug and Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg went one-two while Germany's Lucia Anger rounded out the women's podium with third.

The cross country Junior World Championships continue Wednesday with a men's 20K and a women's 10K mass start.

Malles, ITA - Feb. 25, 2008

Men's 10K
1. Hans Christer Holund, Norway, 28:50.3
2. Alex Harvey, Canada, 28:58.5
3. Tim Tscharnke, Germany, 29:09.5
4. Andrey Gridin, Kazakhstan, 29:16.9
5. Sjur Roethe, Norway, 29:25.5
12. Noah Hoffman, Ketchum, ID (Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation), 29:49.2
46. Reid Pletcher, Hailey, ID (Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation), 32:04.8
59. Max Treinen, Anchorage, AK (Alaska Winter Stars/University of Alaska Anchorage)
92. Reese Hanneman, Fairbanks, AK (Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks), 36:42.1
Women's 5K
1. Therese Johaug, Norway, 14:54.0
2. Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg, Norway, 14:58.5
3. Lucia Anger, Germany, 15:05.5
4. Kerttu Niskanen, Finland, 15:09.9
5. Oxana Usatova, Russia, 15:17.6
18. Rosie Brennan, Park City, UT (U.S. Ski Team/National Sports Foundation/Dartmouth College), 15:46.3
20. Ida Sargent, Orleans, VT (Dartmouth College), 15:52.4
24. Sadie Bjornsen, Winthrop, WA (Methow Valley Nordic Ski Team), 15:53.7
59. Alexa Turzian, Sun Valley, ID (U.S. Ski Team/Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation), 16:51.5
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