Bjoerndalen finishes surprising 11th
OBERSTDORF, Germany -- Pietro Piller Cottrer and Fulvio Valbusa scored a big upset Thursday in the 15-kilometer freestyle, the first 1-2 finish for Italy's men at the Nordic world championships.
"For me, it was like a victory when I heard Pietro was ahead during the race," Valbusa said. "It's not only that we are good friends, we are like brothers."
Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen was 11th on the opening day of
the two-week event. He was bidding to win a cross-country medal
after capturing ...
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