The Long Distance Ski Championship

Team United Bakeries becomes Team Koteng

Team United Bakeries signs to history after ten successful years in the long distance skiing scene. The team officially change its name to "Team Koteng", coming from their new main sponsor Koteng Eiendom AS.

- We are very satisfied to get one of the business gigants in the Norwegian region of Trønderlag as our main partner for the team. Since the team also have its base in Trondheim, Koteng is the perfect collaborator. Together we have the ambition to build and develop cross country skiing in the region. Says Team Director Bernhard Rønning.

The team has for the last decade been one of the best long distance skiing Pro Teams in the world and have the ambition to this season be in the absolut top of Visma ski Classics. - We will figh for both the yellow champion bib and for winning the Pro Team competition. Individual wins in the big events such as Vasaloppet, Marcialonga and Birkebeinerrennet will be the most important goals. Says John Kristian Dahl, last seasons' winner of Vasaloppet.

-At the same time as we are very proud of our new main sponsor, we would like to take the opportunity to say thank you to Remi Gouliac and United Bakeries for the amazing cooperation we have had the during these ten years. It has been an incredible journey with a total of three Vasaloppet wins for John kristian Dahl as the centerpiece. We want to thank everybody at United Bakeries for the moments we have shared together. The team writes in their Press Release.

Team Koteng consists of: John Kristian Dahl, Tore Bjørseth Berdal, Torleif Syrstad, Astrid Øyre Slind, Stian Holgaard, Masako Ishida and Team Director Bernhard Rønning.

For more information:
Bernhard Rønning
Team Koteng
Phone: +4790827458