Sweden's Emil Joensson takes victory in today's sprint free in Davos.
Emil Joensson won a tight finals in Davos. The Swedish racer who was 6th in the prologue won just ahead of Alexei Petukhov (RUS) and the home favorite Dario Cologna. As well in the final competed Fulvio Scola (4th place), Nikolay Morilov (RUS, 5th rank) and the prologue winner Federico Pellegrino (ITA, 6th place. )
With the third place today, Cologna took over the lead in the overall World Cup with now a gap to Alexander Legkov of 23 points. Marcus Hellner from Sweden is third.
The red bib for the sprint World Cup leader belongs still to Emil Joensson who is leading the ranking clearly 92 points ahead of Fulvio Scola and 94 points ahead of Alexey Petukhov.
Emil Joensson (SWE)
“It was fun to ski today. I felt strong and the public here cheers us to a top performance. For sure I am happy with my second victory after Düsseldorf in this season.”
Dario Cologna (SUI)
As well in the prologue as also in the final the spectators cheered me to a great performance. What I couldn’t made yesterday went well today and I took my first podium spot at the home World Cup in Davos. Great feeling to finish on the podium in front of the home crowd. Thank you, fans!”
Alexey Petukhov (RUS)
“I’m satisfied with my podium spot. It was a great race here in Davos and I like the course. Last year I was as well on the podium here and now again – that is a great feeling.”