Cologna wins stage two of Tour de Ski

Sat, 01 Jan 14:04:00 2011

Switzerland's Dario Cologna won the 15km second stage of the Tour de Ski in Oberhof.

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Cologna stayed in touch with the leaders throughout the race before a stunning sprint finish gave him the victory on the home strait.

The Swiss skier's performance puts him in the overall lead of the Tour de Ski, with Canada's Devon Kershaw just behind in second place and Alexander Legkov third.

In the women's race Poland's Justyna Kowalczyk won the second leg of the Tour de Ski to extend her overall lead in the event.

Kowalczyk, who won Friday's prologue, held off the competition in the 10km second stage to make it two victories in as many days.

Krista Lahteenmaki captured second place ahead of Marianna Longa, with Aino Kaisa Saarinen finishing fourth.


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