Morten Eide Pedersen, Team Nordic Athlete, moves up to first position in the SC ranking, the global ranking system for long distance skiers, after Toblach-Cortina. Tord Asle Gjerdalen, Team XPND Fuel of Norway, is now second, and Stian Hoelgaard, Team Koteng, is third.
Morten Eide Pedersen climbs from 4th position to number one after finishing 4th at Toblach-Cortina. Tord Asle Gjerdalen steps up from third to second, and Stian Hoelgaard goes from sixth to third in the ranking.
In the top ten, we can also see some other small changes. Petter Eliassen, Team Ragde Eiendom, drops one place to 6th. Emil Persson, Lager 157 Ski Team, steps up from 11th to 9th after finishing third in the Sunday race. Kateřina Smutná, eD System Bauer Team, goes from 9th to 11th.
Oskar Kardin, Team Ragde Eiendom, goes from 17th to 14th after his second place at Toblach-Cortina. Max Novak, Team Ramudden, step up from 23rd to 17th. Ida Dahl, Team Ramudden, climbed from 31th to 28th after her second-place yesterday. Runar Skaug Mathisen, Team Parkettparter Sjusjøen, goes from 36th to 30th. Emilie Fleten, Team Koteng, third at Toblach-Cortina, takes a big step from 49th to 39th.
Two athletes stepping in top 50 is Bastien Poirrier, Team Décathlon Expérience, 54th to 44th, and Morten Soleng Skinstad, Team Coop, 56th to 49th.
Several athletes from Russian Winter Team take big steps in the SC Ranking. Ermil Vokuev goes from 70th place to 55th after his impressive win at Toblach-Cortina. Aleksandr Grebenko goes from 69th to 61th, Maxim Vylegshanin from 81th to 68th, and Anastasia Rygalina from 100rd to 86th.
Four athletes stepping in the top 100 is Andri Schlittler, Team BSV IBEX (101-92), Thomas Ødegaarden, Team XPND Fuel of Norway (106-93), Anastasi Vlasova, Russian Winter Team (110-98), and Olga Tsareva, Russian Winter Team (117-99).
The SC Ranking is open for all participants in all Visma Ski Classics event, Pro Tour and Challengers. The SC ranking is open for both professional and recreational skiers including all age groups, gender and performance levels.
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Top picture: Photo: Björn Reichert/Nordic Focus.