Marit Bjorgen wins cross-country World Cup race


KUUSAMO, Finland (AP) -- Marit Bjorgen won a cross-country World Cup race Friday ahead of Norwegian teammate Heidi Weng and Charlotte Kalla of Sweden.

Bjorgen won the 7.5-kilometer race in 29 minutes, 21.6 seconds. Weng was 46.1 seconds behind and Kalla trailed by 46.8 seconds.

A photo finish was needed for third place between Kalla and Therese Johaug of Norway.

The men race later Friday.