December 13, 2015

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) Federico Pellegrino of Italy repeated his Davos win of one year ago and Stina Nilsson of Sweden got her first World Cup victory in cross-country ski sprints on Sunday.

Pellegrino overhauled leader Sondre Turvoll Fossli of Norway approaching the end of a 1.6-kilometer (1-mile) course to win in 2 minutes, 20.97 seconds.

Baptiste Gros of France then edged Fossli for second in a photo finish.

Nilsson also took the lead late to beat the 2014 Olympic gold and silver medalists from Norway, Maiken Caspersen Falla and Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg. Nilsson's winning time was 2:39.27.

Oestberg closed the gap on overall standings leader Therese Johaug who placed 19th on Sunday

Sophie Caldwell of the United States reached the final and placed sixth.

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