Justyna Kowalczyk powered to victory in all three competitions of the Australia/New Zealand Cup that were held at Snow Farm last weekend. The runner up of the last FIS Cross-Country World Cup and the triple FIS Tour de Ski winner dominated 10 km Classic, 1.0 km Sprint Free and 5 km Free. Kowalczyk dominated all three competitions in a great style. By the end of Kowalczyk's stay at Snow Farm is will take part in the Muster Marathon and the winter triathlon.
"We will take part in all competitions, which will be held near our center, during the time we are here,"coach Alexander Wierietielny said.
The marathon takes place on Augaust 18th and Justyna Kowalczyk will be in full training until then. "The conditions are perfect. There is maybe less snow than last year but the courses are very well prepared," the coach revealed.
On the men's side Kowalczyk's training partner Maciek Kreczmer powered to victory in 15 km Classic 8 sec ahead of Nobu Naruse and Masaya Kimura of Japan.
Russian skiers clearly dominated the sprint free competition as they occupied first four spots. Alexey Petukhov showed to be in good summer shape and clamed victory ahead of Nikita Kriukov and Alexander Panzhinskiy.
The last competition at Snow Farm over 10 km free belonged again to Maciej Kreczmer. The podium was exactly the same as on the first distance and Nobu Naruse finished second and Masaya Kimira third.
You can find complete results at: http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/1228.html?event_id=31763&cal_suchsector=CC