King launches Royal Palace Sprint

Kungen invigningstalar vid Royal Palace Sprint på onsdagen. Foto: Bertil Ericson/Scanpix

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.
Från vänster ses Ola Vigen Hattestad, Emil Jönsson, Jesper Modin och John Kristian Dahl skida runt Kungliga slottet. Foto: Bertil Ericson/Scanpix

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.
Vinnaren i damfinalen Petra Majdic från Slovenien i mitten, tvåan Aino Kaisa Saarinen, från Finland, till vänster och trean, Sveriges Anna Olsson till höger. Foto: Bertil Ericson/Scanpix

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