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Norway's Bjoergen, Gloeersen win World Cup sprints

AP - Sports

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- Marit Bjoergen of Norway beat Kikkan Randall of the United States in a photo finish Sunday to complete a sprint-distance race victory double in the cross-country ski World Cup.

Bjoergen also won the 15-kilometer Saturday and has 62 career World Cup victories, extending her overall standings lead. Denise Herrmann of Germany was third.

Randall climbed to fifth overall.

In the men's sprint, Norway's Anders Gloeersen got his first victory in three years.

Gloeersen beat runner-up Martti Jylhae of Finland and third-place Sergey Ustiugov of Russia, who both earned their first World Cup podium finishes.

Martin Johnsrud Sundby of Norway leads the overall standings.

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