Sunday, January 15, 2012
Americans second in team sprint event
MILAN -- Ida Ingemarsdotter led Sweden to victory Sunday in the cross-country World Cup team sprint.
Ingemarsdotter won the individual event on Saturday and completed an impressive double when she broke free on the last lap to claim victory along with Hanna Brodin in 16 minutes, 14.7 seconds.
Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall of the United States were second, with Canadian duo Perianne Jones and Chandra Crawford third.
Russian duo Alexey Petukhov and Nikolay Morilov beat Sweden's Calle Halfvarsson and Teodor Peterson in the men's event by 0.2 seconds, crossing the finish line in 14 minutes, 34.8 seconds.
Italian duo David Hofer and Fulvio Scola finished third.