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Italy and Russia took the victory

World Cup: Düsseldorf

Mon, Dec  7, 2009 - By FIS

In the Yesterday's team sprint in free technique in Düsseldorf (GER) the team Italy 1 with Arianna Follis and Magda Genuin claimed victory in the women's race while in the Russian Team, Nikolay Morilov and Alexei Petukhov won the men team competition.

The Italian sprinter Follis and Genuin were the fastest on the 2 x 3 x 828m course ahead of the Swedish team (Ida Ingemarsdotter and Hanna Falk). On the third place finished the team Norway 1 with Celine Brun-Lie and Maken Caspersen Falla.

On the flat course in Düsseldorf, the team Russia with the yesterday's winner Alexei Petukhov and Nikolay Morilov claimed clearly victory ahead of team Norway with Eirik Brandsdal and Anders Gloeersen. The last spot on the podium took the team Sweden II (Robin Bryntesson and Bjoern Lind).

In the nations cup the leading team is Norway (2198pts) ahead of Russia (1446pts) and Sweden (1222pts).