Czech skier Kateřina Smutná takes bronze at Vasaloppet

03-03-2019

Czech skier Kateřina Smutná defended the bronze medal at the traditional 90km Vasaloppet race in Sweden on Sunday. The women’s race was won by Sweden’s Britta Johansson-Norgren.

In the men’s race, Stanislav Řezáč of the Czech Republic finished in the sixth place. It was the 21st start at the Vasaloppet for the 45-year-old marathon skier, who won a total of four medals over the years. Norway's Tore Berdal took the win, finishing ahead of his compatriot Stian Holegaard.