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World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008. (Photo: me.)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008. (Photo: me.)

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World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating, 16 Feb 2008.

Men 150 km, women 100 km.

Since I was in Borlänge in the landscape Dalarna I went to lake Runn/Ösjön for some
recreational skating. Instead I found myself in the middle of this race.

Luckily I had my camera with me.

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.
The women class started at 9 am.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.
The men started 4 minutes later.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.
In the second lap the men pack caught up the woman pack. (Each lap was 6,8 km).

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.
David Hjalmarsson. (This photo is unfair, he was right behind the pack and caught up
with them.)

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.
In the middle is Elma de Vries who finally won the woman class.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.
Ruud Aerts who finally won the men class.
(Crop from the photo above.)

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.
These two skaters were in the lead for a while.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

World Grand Prix Marathon Speed Skating 2008.

(Photo: me)

Unfortunately I had to leave before the race was finished.


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