Norway claimed two golds and two silvers on a historic day in Planica ©FIS

Norway was victorious in the men's team sprint and mixed team normal hill, with podium finishes in other events at the 2023 International Ski and Snowboard Federation Nordic World Ski Championships at Planica.

Norway's Johannes Høsflot Klæbo and Paal Goldberg clocked 17min 28.14sec, winning men's team sprint gold.

In second place was the Italian team of Francesco De Fabiani and Federico Pellegrino, who finished two seconds behind them.

France ended up in third when Jay Renaud and Richard Jouve finished eight seconds behind the leaders.

Norway were also victorious in the Nordic combined mixed team normal hill, with the team of Jens Luraas Oftebro, Ida Marie Hagen, Gyda Westvold Hansen and Jarl Magnus Riiber clocking 37:38.2.

Germany finished 47 seconds behind them to take second place.

Austria were exactly one minute behind the winners to finish third, while fourth place went to Italy, who were 53 seconds behind Austria.

Norway has the most golds at the Nordic World Ski Championships with 165 ©Getty Images
Norway has the most golds at the Nordic World Ski Championships with 165 ©Getty Images

In the women's team sprint, it was Sweden who ended up with the gold, as Emma Ribom and Jonna Sundling. were two seconds too quick for Norway's Anne Kjersti Kalvaa and Tiril Udnes Weng who finished in 19:43.15.

The United States were able to secure a bronze in this event, with Jessie Diggins and Julia Kern finishing five seconds behind Sweden.

In the ski jumping mixed team hill, the Germans Selina Freitag, Katharina Althaus, Karl Geiger and Andreas Wellinger were able to win the gold over the Norwegians.

Germany scored 1017.2 while Norway had 1004.5 points.

Hosts Slovenia were able to get third, as they scored 100.4 points.

The Nordic World Ski Championships will resume on February 28.