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Kristian Monsen and Borghild Løvset made the perfect start to 2012 with victories in the opening winter triathlon European cup in Lygna, Norway.
Monsen’s victory was never in doubt as he dominated from the start of the race and finished with a lead of almost 10 minutes over his nearest challenger. This was his first European Cup victory which also makes him Norwegian Champion – laying down the perfect marker for his ambitions this season.
Borghild Løvset was in ominous form here in Lygna. The reigning World & European Champion can now add the Norwegian National Championship to her list of accolades, and despite a difficult start during the run segment – she recovered to win comfortably.
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