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Norway's Bjorgen wins another World Cup sprint

Updated: October 29, 2006, 3:22 PM ET
Associated Press

DUESSELDORF, Germany -- Marit Bjorgen and Ella Gjomle of Norway won the women's 6x0.8 kilometer freestyle team sprint World Cup race Sunday with a time of 10 minutes, 50.1 seconds.

It was the second victory of the weekend for Bjorgen, who won the individual sprint Saturday.

Bjorn Lind and Peter Larsson of Sweden captured the men's 6x1.5 event in 19:52.4.

Organizers called the 350,000-person crowd for the World Cup season opener a record for the sport. Held in ...

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