(translated from langrenn.com on 11-13-09, ““Dahl til topps på Beitotsølen” and “Majdic vant overlegent”)
When two of the favored winners, Simen Ostensen and Petter Northug, fell in the heats, it was a fight between John Kristian Dahl and Timo Andre Bakken in the sprint final at Beitostølen today. Dahl edged Bakken for the win, while Alexander Legkov finished third.
In the prologue Andy Newell and Torin Koos of the US placed tenth and thirteenth, respectively, but fell just short of this after the heats with final placings of 15th and 16th, respectively.
mens classic sprint results: http://www.langrenn.com/index.php?id=4653084
Petra Majdic, Slovenia, won the prologue and then clearly outraced her competitors for a strong win in the final. In second and third place came Norwegians Maiken Caspersen Falla and Kari Vikhagen Gjeitnes.
Kikkan Randall of the US placed 7th in the prologue and ended the day with a 9th place.
womens classic sprint results: http://www.langrenn.com/index.php?id=4653097