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    • Haywood RACE Report: Alex Harvey ties for 14th in Tour de Ski Stage 2.

      December 30, 2018

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      Temperatures were just a bit below 0 degrees C. as the women's 10k, began at the 2nd stage of the Tour de Ski in Toblach, Italy.

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      Racing for Canada were Emily Nishikawa and Dahria Beatty.

      Emily had a strong start and was 23rd at the halfway point, before losing some placings in the 2nd half of the course finishing 35th. Dahria Beatty finished 56th.

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      29.12.2018, Toblach, Italy (ITA): Emily Nishikawa (CAN) - FIS world cup cross-country, tour de ski, individual sprint, Toblach (ITA). www.nordicfocus.com. © Modica/NordicFocus.

      Natalia Nepryaeva came first, .3 seconds ahead of Ingvild Oestberg of Norway, with Anastasia Sedova 3rd.

      Results


      On the men's side Alex Harvey skied a controlled race and finished tied for 14th with Maurice Manificat of France. The race was won by Sergey Ustiugov, followed by Norway's Simen Krueger. Alex Bolshunov was 3rd.

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      29.12.2018, Toblach, Italy (ITA): Alex Harvey (CAN) - FIS world cup cross-country, tour de ski, individual sprint, Toblach (ITA). www.nordicfocus.com. © Modica/NordicFocus.

      Lenny Valjas was 70th, with Bob Thompson 83rd.
      Results

      Alex is now 19th in the Tour de Ski overall standings, 1.21 off the lead.

      The skiers have a day off, before Stage 3 on New Year's Day, another skate sprint in Val Mustair, Switzerland.

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