Cologna, Kowalczyk double World Cup wins
Saturday, January 21, 2012
OTEPAA, Estonia (AP) -- Dario Cologna of Switzerland and Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland won classical style events at a cross-country skiing World Cup meet.
The duo scored victories in Sunday's men's 15-kilometer and women's 10K race, becoming double winners at Otepaa in southern Estonia following victories in sprint races a day earlier.
Cologna easily won the men's race in 40 minutes, 12.4 seconds, finishing 24.0 seconds ahead Lukas Bauer of the Czech Republic.
Canada's Devon Kershaw took third place, 25.2 seconds back.
Kowalczyk won the women's event in 29:44.8 to beat Marit Bjoergen of Norway by 21.9 seconds. Therese Johaug of Norway was third, 40.5 seconds back.
Cologna and Kowalczyk won Saturday men's 1.4K and women's 1.2K sprint events, respectively.