Maja Dahlqvist and Alexander Terentev were victorious in the Sprint Classic races at the first event of the 2021-22 FIS Cross Country World Cup.
Sweden's Dahlqvist won the women's event in a time of 3:01.81 to claim her first victory of the season at the Finnish ski resort of Ruka.
Her compatriot Johanna Hagstroem finished in 3:03.58 to claim silver, while Norway's Maiken Caspersen Falla came third just 0.25 seconds behind Hagstroem.
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Finland's Johanna Matintalo and Katri Lylynpera finished in fourth and fifth respectively in their home race, with Sweden's Frida Karlsson in sixth.
Terentev prevailed in the men's event, securing victory in a time of 2:31.90.
Norway occupied the final two spots on the podium, with Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo finishing second in 2:33.08 and Erik Valnes just behind in 2:34.03.
Frenchman Richard Jouve came home in fourth, with Norway's Haavard Solas Taugboel in fifth while Joni Maki was the highest-placed Finn in sixth.
The 15km Classic and 15km Freestyle Pursuit races will be held this weekend.
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