Welcome to the WOC Relay Live Blog, 14:00 local time the mens relay starts here at Arena Strömstad East.
Denmark will be second followed by Finland
Russia will win, there first WOC women relay victory ever!
Denmark are in the second position!
Could Denmark get the silver?
30 seconds to Russia, if there is no mistakes they will win the gold
Finland is now 14 seconds behind!
Will this gold be earned by micro route choices or at finish line?
Sweden is now four minutes behind
Wyder is making yet another mistake
Maja Alm is only 1:11 behind!
Maja Alm has gained a lot on the lead
Russia and Finland takes different route choices as they are heading for the last forked control
Finland got a closer forking
Sweden is having issues too
Mistakes by Wyder and Russia
Norway is gone
Wyder, Alm and Alexandersson is going out together! 2:30 behind!
Schweiz, Sweden and Denmark are all together
Norway in as third
Russia and Finland is at the map exchange!
Yet another mistake by Mari Fasting
Sweden is now 3:30 behind
Norway is 1:16 after Finland and Russia
Norway makes a MAJOR mistake!
Could Canada be drawing something?
Sweden is now 2:09 behind, could Tove possible close that gap?
Sweden is making a major mistake!
Sweden 1:57 behind
Finland, Russia, Norway, Switzerland, and Latvia are all together at the map exchange
Sweden is the 14th team and 1:51 behind!
Sweden goes on their own
Sweden is in the lead at the third control
At the second control
Now the womens relay has started!
Sweden will get the bronze! 8000 people are about to cheer here at the arena!
Switzerland will get the silver medal, congrats!
Last time they got the relay gold was in 2015, congrats Norway!
Norway has been in the lead since the last control and they will win in a few minutes!
Finland and Great Britain is now 28 seconds behind Sweden!
Sweden in third place and what’s France doing?!
Norway is taking a very safe route choice!
Sweden is making a very different route choice
Finland is now 17 seconds behind Sweden
Great Britain makes a major mistake
Sweden, Finland, and Great Britain are all together when they faces the last forked control
France and Finland are having issues
Switzerland is now 46 seconds behind, lost a few seconds in the technical area
Could anyone miss in this forked area
Sweden, Finland, and Great Britain continues to run together as they seams to have the same forks for now
Switzerland is now only 33 seconds behind Norway!
Could we see a battle for the gold?
The bronze fight will continue on the last leg
Great Britain and Finland is just behind Sweden.
Sweden in third place 3:44 behind
Hubmann is now 1:44 behind!
Lundanes and Hubmann are all by them self
Minor mistake from Sweden, Great Britain, and Finland
Sweden now in forth place!
Hubmann is 1:25 behind Lundanes
Switzerland is now 1:25 behind Norway
The top 3
Sweden now in 7th place
Great Britain now in third place
Is Hubmann making a mistake?
Norway got more then a minute when they now send out Olav Lundanes on the second leg, Hubmann following
We are awaiting Norway at the pre warning
Sweden are 3:14 minutes behind
France is going on their own
Sweden slowly gains
Sweden is in 23th place
Norway still in the lead
Sweden, Russia, and France are all far behind
Finland in third place, followed by Great Britain and Lithuania
The favorite teams are in the lead Norway in front of Schweiz(+20s)
After this Sweden is 3 minutes behind
Sweden already has issues Schweiz is in the lead
No one had issues with the first control and all got into their own forks from the start
We will get the first pre-times after 1.8 Km
The runners are now heading towards the starting point!
3 minutes to start and the fist leg runners have now entered the arena
There is a lot of audience today!
The arena is ready and we soon have the first legs runners in the forest.