|LAHTI, Finland (March 2) |
Women's 10K winner Virpi Kuitunen of Finland extended her lead in the World Cup standings over Norwegian Astrid Jacobsen.
Cross country now heads to the Drammen World Cup for sprints on Wednesday, which leads up to the biggest event in nordic skiing - the Holmenkollen Ski Festival in Oslo with long distance races March 8.
2008 VIESSMANN FIS WORLD CUP CROSS COUNTRY
Lahti Ski Games
Lahti, FIN - March 1, 2008
1. Virpi Kuitunen, Finland, 28:06.3
2. Valentina Shevchenko, Ukraine, 28:11.0
3. Katrin Zeller, Germany, 28:11.9
4. Aino Kaisa Saarinen, Finland, 28:12.3
5. Marianna Longa, Italy, 28:15.1
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The final event of the GKA Kite-Surf season saw sparks fly on the water as Prea delivered four days of perfect strapless freestyle conditions and sensational action last week.