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Norway Dominates Tour de Ski

Petter Northug of Norway has won his first competition of the season during the 6th stage of the Veissmann FIS Tour de Ski performance. 

Another Norwegian Martin Johnsrud Sundby crossed second, 9.7 seconds behind Northug, and Chris Jespersen, yet another Norwegian, came in third place.

Norwegian skiers also dominated the women’s race, with two-time runner-up Therese Johaug winning a 5K classical stage to cut into the lead of countrywoman Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen.

Here is the results of Tour de Ski will began in Oberhof, Germany on December 28, 2013, and ended in Val di Fiemme, Italy on January 5, 2014:

Men

Place Name Time
1  Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) 2:33:02.6
2  Petter Northug (NOR) +48.5
3  Chris Jespersen (NOR) +1:26.8
4  Alex Harvey (CAN) +1:44.5
5  Johannes Dürr (AUT) +2:00.8
6  Calle Halfvarsson (SWE) +2:04.7
7  Ilia Chernousov (RUS) +2:09.0
8  Alexander Legkov (RUS) +2:21.3
9  Sjur Røthe (NOR) +2:40.1
10  Hannes Dotzler (GER) +2:49.1

Women

Place

Name

Time

1

 Therese Johaug (NOR)

2:04:16.4

2

 Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen (NOR)

+20.4

3

 Heidi Weng (NOR)

+2:50.4

4

 Krista Lähteenmäki (FIN)

+2:56.1

5

 Kerttu Niskanen (FIN)

+3:18.1

6

 Anne Kyllönen (FIN)

+3:50.2

7

 Liz Stephen (USA)

+4:02.4

8

 Eva Vrabcová-Nyvltová (CZE)

+4:05.3

9

 Aino-Kaisa Saarinen (FIN)

+4:18.5

10

 Masako Ishida (JPN)

+4:44.0

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