Kowalcyzk dominates and Poltoranin victorious again
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.