Norway's Northug wins World Cup 50K race

Petter Northug of Norway won a men’s 50-kilometer cross-country World Cup race after sprinting past Pietro Piller Cottrer of Italy in the last 200 meters on Saturday.

Marit Bjørgen won the women’s 30-kilometer race. Kristin Stormer Steira and Therese Johaug were second and third as Norwegians swept the top three positions.

Source: USA Today

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