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Kikkan Randall falls just shy in sprint

Updated: January 14, 2012, 1:42 PM ET
Associated Press

MILAN -- Sweden's Ida Ingemarsdotter won an individual World Cup cross-country race for the first time Saturday, beating Sprint Cup leader Kikkan Randall of the United States by 0.2 seconds.

In the men's race, Norway's Eirik Brandsal took advantage of a mistake by Russia's Alexey Petukhov to capture a freestyle sprint at Parco Sempione.

Randall was clearly tired after last Sunday's grueling climb up Mount Cermis. Norway's Maiken Caspersen Falla was third, 1.3 seconds behind Ingemarsdotter.

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