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Falun, Sweden – Claudia Nystad (GER) won the World Cup final 2.5km freestyle prologue, edging Charlotte Kalla (SWE) by 2.7 seconds.  Overall World Cup leader Petra Majdic was 5th, and her closest challenger, Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) 3rd. It was another beautiful day in Sweden, warm and sunny.  70 women competed, and only two did not start.  Britta Norgren (SWE) and Esther Bottomley (AUS), the two withdrawals, are now out of the World Cup Finals. Nystad...

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Stockholm, Sweden – The end of the 2008/2009 World Cup season draws near as the World Cup Final and Nordic Cup gets underway in downtown Stockholm this afternoon. The World Cup final consists of four races – a classic sprint today, a 2.5/3.3km freestyle on Friday, a 10/20km pursuit on Saturday, and a 10/15km handicap start on Sunday. The event functions like a mini Tour de Ski, with the first across the line on Sunday...