LILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) -- Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland led from start to finish Saturday in a dominating performance to win the women's 10-kilometer classical race at the second cross-country World Cup meet of the season.
Kowalczyk finished the interval-start race in 24 minutes, 59.4 seconds to finish 12.4 seconds ahead of Charlotte Kalla of Sweden. More impressively, Kowalczyk beat triple Olympic champion Marit Bjoergen of Norway by 25.6 seconds to send an early message ahead of the Sochi Games. Bjoergen finished third ahead of fellow Norwegian Therese Johaug.
A men's 15K race was scheduled for later Saturday.
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