Alexandersson to the final despite a nightmare start

Tove Alexandersson är vidare till final i orienterings-EM. Arkivbild.
Tove Alexandersson is on to the final in the orientation-EM.

Orientation-EM in Rakvere, Estonia, has started. Tove Alexandersson moved on to Saturday's middle distance final despite the start of the nightmare.

It started nervously for the Swedish big star who was 4 minutes and 42 seconds behind Swiss top competitor Simona Aebersold at the first time crossing.

Alexandersson, however, concluded strongly and took in over a minute at …