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Angerer, Scott Capture World Cup Cross Country Ski Wins


Germany's Tobias Angerer and Canada's Beckie Scott have won men's and women's World Cup cross-country ski competitions in Canmore, Alberta, Canada.

In the men's 30-kilometer classical mass start event, Angerer finished in one hour, 18 minutes, 10.9 seconds, 0.50 seconds ahead of Norway's Frode Estil (1:18:11.4). Another German, Jens Filbrich was third (1:18:12.9).

Angerer leads the overall World Cup standings with 476 points from eight events. Norway's Tor Arne Hetland is second (335 points) with Vincent Vittoz of France third (239 points).

In the women's 15-kilometer classic style race, Beckie Scott finished in 45:02.20 seconds. Julija Tchepalova of Russia was second, nearly five seconds back. German Claudia Kuenzel was third nearly 51 seconds behind the winner.

Norway's Marit Bjoergen leads the overall World Cup standings with 490 points. Tchepalova is second with 365, while Scott is in third place with 360.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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