Gustav Bergman was a bit behind at the beginning of the race, but after a powerful forcing it was finally a victory with 1.49 before Albin Ridefelt

- It was a bit crunchy orientation initially.

I was tough today, it took 45 minutes before I got started.

So it was lucky that it was long distance today, he says with a laugh to SVT Sport.

- I felt strong in the end.

I deliberately took it a little easy up the heavy climbs before the last long stretch back.

Then I felt strong so I "pushed" everything I had in the end.