The Stockholm classic technique city sprint was the last World Cup sprint of the season. City sprint was the first part of the world Cup final. In the mens class the main focus was on the fight for the World Cup overall victory. Petter Northug, Alexander Legkov (both Alpina racing team) and Dario Cologna were in position for winning the World Cup.
On the last sprint of the season Petter Northug (NOR) won victory. Behind Northug was last year's winner Eirik Brandsdal (NOR) on second place. With Northug's victory he has taken over the Overall World Cup lead from Alexander Legkov. He now leads by 34 points over Legkov.
Last sprint was very seccessful also for other Alpina racing team athletes . Six of them finished among top ten.
In the womens race, Justyna Kowalczyk has already decided the overall World Cup. On the last womens sprint, after miserable fall, Mona Lisa MALVALEHTO, finished on sixth, SMUTNA Katerina on eighth place.