In today's freestyle sprint in Borlange, Sweden, it was a double-bronze day for Canada. With Devon Kershaw posting by far the best result of his young career in third, fellow Canadian Sara Renner equalled her best individual sprint result this season by likewise making it all the way to the A-Final and finishing third. Renner finished ahead of last year's World Sprint Champion Emelie Oehrstig of Sweden, with Italian Arianna Follis taking the win and overall World Cup leader Marit Bjoergen getting second.
Alaskan Kikkan Randall has given US fans plenty to cheer about, bettering her record-setting 9th-place Olympic sprint finish today with a breakthrough effort that earned her an excellent fifth place, the best-ever World Cup sprint result by a US woman.
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