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Limbacher, Oehling Norberg win ski cross World Cup races

Limbacher wins thrilling ski cross World Cup race, Oehling Norberg triumphs in men's event

Limbacher, Oehling Norberg win ski cross World Cup races

SAN CANDIDO, Italy (AP) -- World champion Andrea Limbacher of Austria won a thrilling ski cross race on Sunday for her first World Cup victory in nearly three years, while Victor Oehling Norberg continued his recover from injury to triumph in the men's event.

The lead was exchanged several times in the women's race before Limbacher took control. Kelsey Serwa of Canada edged out France's Alizee Baron for second in one of nine photo finishes on the day.

Anna Holmund of Sweden finished fourth but remained comfortable atop the standings, with a lead of nearly 150 points clear of Baron.

Olympic champion Jean-Frederic Chapuis of France was second in the men's race, to take over the lead in the standings from Christopher Del Bosco.

Teammate Sylvain Miaillier finished third, ahead of Switzerland's Alex Fiva.

Updated : 2021-05-11 12:09 GMT+08:00