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  • Writer's pictureHugo Traverso

Iditarod review

Norway's Thomas Waerner won the 2020 Iditarod. He is 46 years old. He won at 12:37 AM on Wednesday. He finished the race in 9 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes. Waerner was the leader very early in the race. He took off at Unalakleet leaving the competition behind. He had 10 dogs. A veteran sledder said to watch Waerner's team. Waerner became the third Norwegian to win Iditarod. He is a part of the group with Joar Leifseth Ulsom, who claimed victory in 2018, and Robert Sorlie, who was triumphant twice in 2003 and 2005.Thomas was in the Iditarod 1 other time. In 2015, he placed 17th and won the Jerry Austin Rookie of the Year Award. Last year Peter Kaiser won while Joar Leifseth Ulsom took second.

2020 Final Top 10 standings:

1. Thomas Waerner

2. Mitch Seavey

3. Jessie Royer

4. Brent Sass

5. Aaron Burmeister

6. Joar Leifseth Ulsom

7. Paige Drobny

8. Ryan Redington

9. Jessie Holmes

10. Travis Beals

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