Norway’s Bjoergen wins women’s pursuit race at World Cup in Quebec City

Norway’s Bjoergen wins women’s pursuit race at World Cup in Quebec City

Norway’s Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo is chased by a stray dog as he skies the men’s 15 km Pursuit Free, Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the cross country World Cup in Quebec City. Hoeasflot Klaebo won the event. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

QUEBEC — Marit Bjoergen edged Norwegian teammate Heidi Weng in the final sprint to win the women’s pursuit race Sunday at the cross-country skiing World Cup finals.

Stina Nilsson of Sweden was third.

Bjoergen and Weng started with a 29 second led and worked together to stay well in front of the chasing pack throw out the 10 kilometre race.

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