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Olsson dominates 50K at Nordic worlds

Updated: March 3, 2013, 10:56 AM ET
Associated Press

VAL DI FIEMME, Italy -- Johan Olsson won the individual 50-kilometer classic on Sunday with a brilliant solo performance on the last day of the Nordic World Championships.

Olsson attacked early and was sole leader for an astonishing 30 kilometers, winning in 2 hours, 10 minutes, 41.4 second for Sweden's first gold medal at the competition after six silver medals.

The 32-year-old Swede beat Switzerland's Dario Cologna by 12.9 seconds, with Alexey Poltoranin finishing third, 16.8 seconds ...

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