Iivo Niskanen triumphs in 50-km mass start race for Finland’s first gold of Pyeongchang Games

Iivo Niskanen put on new skis with 10 kilometers remaining in the 50-km cross-country mass start race.Russian rival Alexander Bolshunov did not. The tactical decision proved to be the difference for Niskanen, who beat Bolshunov with a strong sprint to the finish and won Finland’s first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics on Saturday.Niskanen ended […]
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