In today's World Cup sprint event in Borlange, Sweden, Beckie Scott of Canada took second place, only 0.3 seconds behind World Cup Champion Bente Skari of Norway. World Champion Marit Bjoergen of Norway was third, while Claudia Kuenzel of Germany took fourth in the final.
Beckie, who qualified 9th, had a tough road to the final. She had to go up against Skari in every heat. Scott held her own, and held off the other competitors in her heats on her way to second place.
Sara Renner, 7th in qualifying, was elimanated by two Norwegians in the quarterfinals.