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October 27, 2017 6:38 pm

Kassel Misses Bronze by Less Than a Minute

Monday, March 6, 2017 @ 11:26 AM

Prince George, B.C. – University  Hospital of Northern BC nurse,  Nikki Kassel  nearly made it to  the podium again  at the Klosters  World Masters Cross Country Skiing Championships in Switzerland  today.

She had  picked up a silver medal  on Saturday ( see previous story)   in a  15 km race,  and was  taking part in today’s 10km race.

She  finished   with a time of  35:10.7    just 56.77 seconds  behind the  third place finisher, a skier from Finland,  who took the bronze medal.

Kassel has one more race ahead of her,  scheduled for Wednesday.

There are more than a thousand  entrants  from 30 different countries taking part in the various Klosters World Masters races which are  taking place  through to the 10th.   Competitors have  to be at least 30  years of age to participate,  and  races are  broken down  in categories of  gender, age, length  and style.


No matter, Nikki Kassel is world class in our eyes!

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