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Norway wins gold in men's cross-country freestyle team sprint

February 22, 2010 |  2:47 pm

Norway won the gold medal in the men's cross-country skiing freestyle team sprint at the Vancouver Winter Olympics on Monday, finishing with a time of 19:01.

Germany won the silver in 19:02.3. Russia won the bronze in 19:02.5

The U.S. team finished ninth with a time of 19:21.6.

The freestyle team sprint event features a two-man relay, where each skier takes turns going three laps around a 1.6-kilometer course.

-- Houston Mitchell in Vancouver, Canada

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