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Engen and Lindgren win Swedish cross country titles

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Alexandra Engen raises her arms to celebrate her sixth consecutive championship title

Alexandra Engen raises her arms to celebrate her sixth consecutive championship title (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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The podium with Magnus Darvell, Emil Lindgren and Matthias Wengelin

The podium with Magnus Darvell, Emil Lindgren and Matthias Wengelin (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Kajsa Snihs fought hard claiming the last spot on the podium

Kajsa Snihs fought hard claiming the last spot on the podium (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Jenny Rissveds started with the juniors one minute down on the elites. Ultimately she overtook the whole field with the exception of two riders before she crossed the line as the new junior champion.

Jenny Rissveds started with the juniors one minute down on the elites. Ultimately she overtook the whole field with the exception of two riders before she crossed the line as the new junior champion. (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Ann Berglund succeeded Kajsa Snihs as the race leader on the technical course

Ann Berglund succeeded Kajsa Snihs as the race leader on the technical course (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Alexandra Engen will be in London in a few days. She dominated the championships by taking the lead after just a few kilometres and from then on, increecing her lead.

Alexandra Engen will be in London in a few days. She dominated the championships by taking the lead after just a few kilometres and from then on, increecing her lead. (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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The women's podium: Ann Berglund, Alexandra Engen and Kajsa Snihs

The women's podium: Ann Berglund, Alexandra Engen and Kajsa Snihs (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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The chasing teammates from Herbalife 24-Raumerrittet in second and third spot, Matthias Wengelin and Magnus Darvell

The chasing teammates from Herbalife 24-Raumerrittet in second and third spot, Matthias Wengelin and Magnus Darvell (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Emil Lindgren started the race as the defending champion. In a champion's manner he took the lead from start and held it to the finish.

Emil Lindgren started the race as the defending champion. In a champion's manner he took the lead from start and held it to the finish. (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Magnus Darvell ended up chasing alone when Matthias Wengelin had to stop for a mechanical

Magnus Darvell ended up chasing alone when Matthias Wengelin had to stop for a mechanical (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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The best U23 rider in the race, Olof Jonsson, followed by Matthias Wengelin who now was on a repaired bike.

The best U23 rider in the race, Olof Jonsson, followed by Matthias Wengelin who now was on a repaired bike. (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Emil Lindgren powers through the tough technical course in the Slottsskogen parc in the center of Gothenburg

Emil Lindgren powers through the tough technical course in the Slottsskogen parc in the center of Gothenburg (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Matthias Wengelin back in third spot fighting to defend the bronze medal

Matthias Wengelin back in third spot fighting to defend the bronze medal (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Emil Lindgren celebrated his second consecutive championship wictory with a wheely over the finishline

Emil Lindgren celebrated his second consecutive championship wictory with a wheely over the finishline (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Runner-up Magnus Darvell congratulates his rival on the title

Runner-up Magnus Darvell congratulates his rival on the title (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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Olof Jonsson came in fourth and was awarded the jersey and title as the U23-champion

Olof Jonsson came in fourth and was awarded the jersey and title as the U23-champion (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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The 2012 Swedish natinonal champ Emil Lindgren

The 2012 Swedish natinonal champ Emil Lindgren (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)
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The start of the women's race. Kajsa Snihs heads the field followed by Ann Berglund and Emmy Thelberg

The start of the women's race. Kajsa Snihs heads the field followed by Ann Berglund and Emmy Thelberg (Image credit: Cyclesport.se)

Full Results

Elite men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Emil Lindgren (Alingsås SC)1:50:48
2Magnus Darvell (Kalas CK)0:01:19
3Matthias Wengelin (Kalas CK)0:02:09
4Olof Jonsson* (Alingsås SC)0:02:35
5Lars Bleckur (Föreningen Cyklote)0:04:23
6Mattias Nilsson (Kalas CK)0:06:01
7Fredrik Edin (F. Cykloteket RT)0:07:04
8Ludwig Söderquist* (Föreningen Cyklote)0:08:38
9Pontus Fagerhill* (Kopparbergs CK)0:09:10
10Axel Lindh* (Härnösands CK)0:10:42
11Niclas Andersson (Kolmårdens MTB)0:13:17
12Stefan Carlsson (Kolmårdens MTB)0:13:46
-1lapDaniel Brengdahl (CK Hymer)
-1lapErik Jonsson* (Alingsås SC)
-1lapPer Lindberg (CK Master)
-2lapsJesper Andersson (Sigtuna Märsta Arla)
-2lapsOscar Byhlinder* (Varbergs MTB)
-2lapsJakob Björklund (Kristinehamns Multi)
-2lapsJohn Carlsson* (Mjölby CK)
-2lapsDavid Kangas* (Uddevalla CK)
-2lapsJesper Gustafsson* (Hjo Velocipedklubb)
-3lapsJohan Axelsson (Kolmårdens MTB)
-3lapsRobin Cederth* (Kungsörs SK)
-3lapsPontus Johansson (Föreningen Cyklote)
-4lapsJohan Nogéus (Kolmårdens MTB)
-4lapsFredrik Lagercrantz (Kolmårdens MTB)
-4lapsTomas Viklund (IK Jarl Rättvik)
-4lapsFelix Hagberg* (IK Ymer)
-4lapsTommy Hammarström (IK Jarl Rättvik)
-4lapsJonas Andersson (Mariestadcyklisten)
-5lapsLudvig Bengtsson* (IK Ymer)
-5lapsJohan Norén (Mariestadcyklisten)
DNFErik Karlsson* (Göteborgs CK)
DNFHåkan Löfström (IK Jarl Rättvik)
DNFTomas Kristoffersson* (Härnösands CK)
DNFChristoffer Kvist* (Borlänge CK)
DNFPierre Stjernman (CK Master)
DNFJohannes Carlsson (Kvänums IF)
DNSMathias Karlsson (Göteborgs CK)
DNSMartin Eriksson* (Föreningen Cyklote)

Elite women
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexandra Engen (Jönköpings CK)1:43:10
2Ann Berglund (IK Hakarpspojkarna)0:01:21
3Kajsa Snihs (IK Jarl Rättvik)0:04:41
4Åsa Erlandsson (Varbergs MTB)0:07:49
5Angelica Edvardsson (Föreningen Cyklote)0:09:43
6Annika Bergman (MTB Täby)0:16:56
7Emmy Thelberg (Härnösands CK)0:17:15
-4lapsAngelica Ek (Södertälje CK)
DNFCecilia Thomasson (Östersunds CK)

Junior men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Dennis Wahlqvist (Alingsås SC)1:20:12
2Gustav Höög (FK Trampen)0:00:17
3David Eriksson (Göteborgs CK)0:01:26
4Johan Widén (CK Natén Säter)0:04:32
5Henrik Jansson (Eskilstuna CK)0:04:50
6August Martin (CK Antilopen)0:05:24
7Niklas Sjölund (Härnösands CK)0:06:28
8Niklas Johansson (Norbergs CK)0:08:44
-1lapHenrik Palander (CK Natén Säter)
DNFIsak Jonsson (Alingsås SC)
DNSEmil Linde (Gävle CA)

Junior women
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jenny Rissveds (Falu CK)1:13:32
2Felicia Ferner (Borlänge CK)0:03:03
3Caroline Fagerhill (Kopparbergs CK)0:09:22
4Linn Gustafsson (Falu CK)0:12:27
5Alexandra Sömskar (Norbergs CK)0:13:41
6Ida Olsson (Mölndals CK)0:19:07
DNFElin Wånggren (Motala AIF CK)

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