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FALUN, Sweden – With only the freestyle pursuit remaining, the second to last day of racing at the World Cup Finals and the World Cup season brought plenty of excitement and setup a final day packed with races within the race.
Stephen brings it home.
Diggins left everything out there.
Finishing another day of work.
Randall up the final pitch.
Kalla breaks up the Norwegian seven.
Kristin Stoermer Steira (NOR)
And down the stretch they come…
Weng celebrates her big day.
Norway puts seven in the top nine.
The top four.
Kowalczyk while Weng makes her move on Johaug in the distance.
Jessie Diggins (l) was a discretionary pick last year.
Randall tries to stay clear.
Randall approaches the mini-Mördarbacken for the last time.
Charlotte Kalla (SWE)
Kristin Størmer Steira racing in the 10 k classic mass start at 2012 World Cup Finals.
Weng and Johaug work for second.
Kowalczyk out clear.
Jessie Diggins racing to a ninth-place finish in the 10 k classic on March 18 at the World Cup finals in Falun, Sweden.
Diggins and Randall staying strong.
Anna Haag (SWE)
Bjoergen tries to maintain contact.
Kowalczyk, Johaug and Weng leave Bjoergen behind.
Fans and coaches line the Mördarbacken.
On the Mördarbacken and in the Lugnet Skidstadion there were fans packed in to cheer.
Liz Stephen (USA) in Falun, Sweden 2012.
Diggins in the 10 k classic at World Cup Finals in Falun, Sweden.
Norway’s second group lifts the pace.
The loop takes you part way up the Mördarbacken a second time before branching off.
Kowalczyk surveys Johaug
Therese Johaug (NOR) and Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) push the pace up the Mördarbacken.
Dasha Gaiazova (CAN)
Jessie Diggins (USA) Falun, Sweden 2012
Kikkan Randall (USA) finding some space.
The Norwegian women finding their way to the front.
The chase pack.
Charlotte Kalla (SWE) and Heidi Weng (NOR)
The big three head up the Mördarbacken for the first time.
It’s all about finding the best place from which to watch.
Leaving the stadium.
Maiken Caspersen Falla (NOR)
And they’re off.
Trailside in Falun.