Cross-Country Skiing - Kowalczyk wins 10km classic to close on Tour de Ski title

Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland left the rest of the field standing as she won the women's 10km classic, the sixth stage of the Tour de Ski, in Val di Fiemme.

Kowalczyk completed the course in 28 minutes 12.9 seconds to beat Norway's Kristin Stoermer Steira by 33.2 seconds, with Krista Lahteenmaki of Finland six seconds further behind in third.

The Pole now leads the Tour de Ski standings by over two minutes from Therese Johaug with just one event remaining.