King launches Royal Palace Sprint
The King delivering the opening speech at the Royal Palace Sprint on Wednesday. Photo: Bertil Ericson/Scanpix
On Wednesday 18 March, The King launched the Royal Palace Sprint, which took place for the sixth time.
From left: Ola Vigen Hattestad, Emil Jönsson, Jesper Modin and John Kristian Dahl skiing around the Royal Palace. Photo: Bertil Ericson/Scanpix
The competition, which is a skiing race around the Royal Palace in Stockholm, was won by Joel Kjoelstad from Norway and Petra Majdic from Slovenia. The King handed out the prizes to the winners.
The winner of the women's final, Petra Majdic from Slovenia in the centre; Aino Kaisa Saarinen from Finland, who came second, on the left, and Sweden’s Anna Olsson, who came third, on the right. Photo: Bertil Ericson/Scanpix