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Kikkan Randall takes sprint title

Updated: March 10, 2013, 11:58 AM ET
Associated Press

LAHTI, Finland -- Kikkan Randall of the United States clinched the cross-country World Cup sprint title on Saturday by edging Norwegian world champion Marit Bjoergen at the line in the Lahti Ski Games.

Randall and Bjoergen were in a two-day duel on the final stretch of the 1.55-kilometer freestyle race, and the American managed to throw her ski forward to finish 0.07 seconds ahead.

"It was my 100th World Cup start, and I was hoping to make it special," said Randall, who also won ...

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