Hetland, Bjorgen win cross country ski races

BEITOSTOLEN, Norway -- Norway's Tor Arne Hetland and Marit Bjorgen won classical style World Cup cross country ski races on Saturday.
Hetland won the men's 15-kilometer race in 40 minutes, 50.0
seconds, finishing 17.2 seconds ahead of compatriot Jens Arne
Bjorgen, the defending overall champion, won the women's 10K in
26:14.7, beating Virpi Kuitunen of Finland by 21 seconds to extend
her lead in the standings.
Bjorgen, who won her 22nd career World Cup race, has 200 points
after two races.
Hetland, a seven-time winner in World Cup sprints, won his first
distance race. He leads the overall standings with 180 points.
Sweden's Peter Larsson, who did not compete Saturday, is second
with 100 points.