Women’s 10-k interval-start skate

Kalla Scores Another Win in Toblach; Diggins 7th, Bjornsen 9th, Brennan 19th

The premise was simple on the World Cup Saturday in Toblach, Italy, for the women’s 10-kilometer freestyle interval start: with firm tracks, sunny skies and only the timer to dictate the effort, it was a hammertime from the start. The threshold-type race featured two laps on a 5 k course that threw grinding climbs and working flats at the 78 female starters. Early in the race it appeared the red and blue of Norway would...