Kowalcyzk dominates and Poltoranin victorious again

16 November 2013 20:14
Kowalczyk Muonio
Kowalczyk Muonio -

Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland cruised to victory today in the ladies' 5 km classic competition in Muonio, Finland.  Alexey Poltoranin followed up his sprint win from yesterday with another win in the men's 10 km classic event.  

Kowalczyk was in the clear of Yulia Tchekaleva of Russia who was second place by +21.6 seconds.  Germany's Nicole Fessel took third place +27.3 seconds off of the lead time.  

Like Kowalczyk, Poltoranin claimed his second victory in two days with a 6.8 second win over Czech great Lukas Bauer.  In third place was Hannes Dotzler of Germany +24.2 second back from the lead.  

The final day of competition will conclude with the 10/15 km free technique events.  

Ladies' top 5

1.  KOWALCZYK Justyna   POL 13:33.7
2.  TCHEKALEVA Yulia     RUS 13:55.3
3.  FESSEL Nicole                GER 14:01.0
4.  KYLLOENEN Anne        FIN 14:05.2
5.  NISKANEN Kerttu          FIN 14:09.3

Complete ladies' results available HERE.

Men's Top 5

1.  POLTORANIN Alexey   KAZ  24:33.7
2.  BAUER Lukas                 CZE   24:40.5
3.  DOTZLER Hannes          GER   24:57.9
4.  RAZYM Ales                  CZE    24:58.1
5.  TSCHARNKE Tim         GER    25:00.2

Complete men's results available HERE.