By Associated Press - Saturday, December 12, 2015

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - Norway’s Therese Johaug and Martin Johnsrud Sundby won distance races at a cross-country skiing World Cup meeting on Saturday to extend their overall leads.

Johaug routed her rivals in a 15-kilometer freestyle event before Johnsrud Sundby won a 30-kilometer race.

Johaug was 1 minute, 10 seconds clear of runner-up Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg in a time of 35 minutes, 40.3 seconds. Heidi Weng was third, 1:15 back, as Norwegian skiers filled the top five places.

Johaug leads the same podium in the World Cup standings, 200 points clear of Oestberg.

Johnsrud Sundby was 20 seconds faster than Maurice Manificat of France. Norway’s Anders Gloeersen was third, trailing 28 seconds behind Johnsrud Sundby’s 1 hour, 6 minutes, 27.9 seconds.

Johnsrud Sundy leads another compatriot, Petter Northug, in the standings.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide