Joensson & Majdic win 3rd stage of Tour de Ski

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 2, 2011 3:02 pm

OBERSTDORF, Germany – Emil Joensson of Sweden and Petra Majdic of Slovenia won the third stage of the Tour de Ski cross-country series Sunday.

Joensson narrowly edged Devon Kershaw of Canada in the 1.2-kilometer sprint in Oberstdorf, Germany.

Dario Cologna finished third to maintain his lead in the Tour de Ski standings, 3.7 seconds ahead of Kershaw after the third of eight events. Alexander Legkov of Russia placed sixth to maintain his lead in the overall World Cup standings 14 points ahead of Cologna.