Bjoergen's good World Cup form continues in Sweden
MARIT BJOERGEN claimed her fourth straight victory with gold in the FIS Cross-Country 1km Classic Sprint in Stockholm to inch her ever closer to the overall title.
SPRINT QUEEN: Norway's Marit Bjoergen demonstrated her sprinting skills as she took victory in Stockholm, Sweden
Heading into the final sprint of the season the pressure was off for American Kikkan Randall, having already wrapped up the title, and it showed as she finished eighth in Sweden.
But the overall World Cup is far from over and Bjoergen stormed to victory to extend her lead over Justyna Kowalczyk to 160 points with just two events remaining.
Russian Julia Ivanova finished second and Maiken Caspersen Falla took third but all eyes were on Bjoergen who will hope to secure the World Cup title this weekend in Falun.
In the men's sprint Norway's Eirik Brandsdal took gold, finishing ahead of Teodor Peterson of Norway and Canadian Len Valjas who finished second and third respectively.
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