Norway's Northug, Bjoergen win World Cup races
DAVOS, Switzerland—Norway's Petter Northug and Marit Bjoergen won cross-country skiing World Cup distance races Saturday.
Northug won the 30-kilometer freestyle in 1 hour, 7 minutes, 43.8 seconds, beating Maurice Manificat of France by 51.4 seconds. Czech Lukas Bauer was third.
Bjoergen eased to her 49th World Cup victory, covering the 15-kilometer freestyle course in 35:59.5.
In a Norwegian podium sweep, Vibeke Skofterud trailed Bjoergen by 41.8 seconds, relegating Therese Johaug to third.