Bjoergen gets 40th victory in cross-country World Cup
Three-time Olympic champion Marit Bjoergen of Norway claimed her 40th career victory in the cross-country skiing World Cup on Saturday when she dominated a 10-kilometre race, reported dpa.
Bjoergen, 30, was in a league of her own again and won the classic style race in 29 minutes 31.6 seconds.
World Cup holder Justyna Kowalczyk of Poland was second, 29.3 seconds off the pace. Therese Johaug of Norway was third, trailing by 39.1 seconds.
Bjoergen captured her third season victory and with 40 wins overall moved within one of compatriot Bente Skari, whose 41 victories are second on the all-time list behind Soviet Elena Vaelbe (45).
Bjoergen tops the World Cup with 540 points ahead of Kowalczyk, who has 389.
A men's 15km race was scheduled for later Saturday in Davos.