Kershaw wins Tour de Ski sprint

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 5, 2011 8:26 am


Devon Kershaw of Canada earned his first World Cup win Wednesday, narrowly beating Dario Cologna in a 1.3-kilometre sprint, although Cologna retained his lead in the Tour de Ski.

Kershaw finished only 0.1 seconds ahead of Cologna, with Petter Northug of Norway third, 1.2 seconds back.

In the overall standings, Cologna has a 42.8-second lead over Kershaw through five of eight stages.