Alex Harvey wins two silver medals at the World Cup cross country skiing finals in Quebec

 

Alex Harvey (Wikimedia Commons)

Alex Harvey of Saint-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Quebec won two silver medalsĀ in his final two career World Cup cross country skiing competitions in Quebec City, Quebec this past weekend. Harvey won a silver medal in the men’s 15 kilometre classical mass start on Saturday and then won a second silver medal in the men’s 15 kilometre freestyle pursuit on Sunday.

In the men’s 15 kilometre classical mass start, Harvey had a time of 36 minutes, 11.7 seconds. Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo of Norway won the gold medal with a time of 36 minutes, 10.9 seconds. Didrik Toenseth of Norway won the bronze medal with a time of 36 minutes, 12.2 seconds. Harvey reached the podium by 0.8 seconds over Francesco De Fabiani of Italy, who was in fourth place with a time of 36 minutes, 12.5 seconds.

In the men’s 15 kilometre freestyle pursuit, Harvey had a time of 29 minutes, 8.2 seconds. Klaebo won the gold medal with a time of 29 minutes, 5.4 seconds. Alexander Bolshunov of Russia won the bronze medal with a time of 29 minutes, 8.3 seconds. Harvey reached the podium by one minute, 10.5 seconds over De Fabiani.

In 2018-19, Harvey won three World Cup cross country skiing medals. His other World Cup medal was a bronze in the sprint freestyle at Lillehammer, Norway on November 30. In his career, Harvey won 28 World Cup medals including seven gold medals.

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