The top of the World Championship women races are shaped of the norwegian athletes. But in 10 km individual free technique race Russian Yulia Tchekaleva took 3rd place, which is the very first medal for russian female athletes. Yulia Tchekaleva of Russia, bumped of the podium the biathlete Mirium Goessner of Germany.
Therese Johaug (NOR) is the new World Champion on the 10 km FT individual. Marit Bjoergen (NOR) had to settle for silver for the first time in these World Championships.