In Taivalkoski’s Suomen Cup, one was above the rest.

    It was the women’s free time Kerttu Niskanen management.

    Niskanen won the Finnish Cup race skied at Taivalkoski with a difference of 19.1 seconds to the runner-up Mari Eder.

    – The truth will only come out in Ruka, but I am very calm and trust my own fitness, Niskanen said in an interview with Yle, referring to the World Cup opening looming next week.

    On the other hand, Eder, who pulled well, is preparing for the biathlon world cup start in Kontiolahti.

    Placed third Anni Alakoski, who won by 55.5 seconds. The fourth place finisher also performed well Jasmin Kähärä.

    Places five and six went to the hero division Riitta-Liisa Ropose and Anne Kyllönen.

    Krista Pärmäkoski was not in the race. He announced his retirement on Instagram on Saturday evening.

    Kerttu Niskanen’s speed promises good things. Jussi Saarinen