Jansrud continues Norway’s dominance in super-G

Sochi, Feb 16: Kjetil Jansrud won the gold medal Sunday at the Sochi Winter Games to continue Norway’s dominance in the sport at the Olympics.

This was Norway’s fourth straight men’s super-G title at the Olympics, reports Xinhua.

Jansrud clocked a minute, 18.14 seconds, beating American Andrew Weibrecht in second place by 0.30 seconds.

Bode Miller, also of the United States, and Jan Hudec from Canada, shared the third place in 1:18.67.

Men’s super-G has been Norway’s domain since 2002, when Kjetil Andre Aamodt was crowned teh Olympic champion.

Aamodt defended his title in 2006 and Aksel Lund Svindal did the same in 2010.

IANS