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Fiva, Gjefsen win skicross World Cup races

The Associated Press

AROSA, Switzerland (AP) -- Alex Fiva of Switzerland and Marte Hoeie Gjefsen of Norway won skicross World Cup events on Friday.

The United States-born Fiva, who was eliminated in the first round at the Sochi Olympics, won the final ahead of Tomas Kraus of the Czech Republic, Didrik Bastian Juell of Norway and Christopher Del Bosco of Canada.

David Duncan of Canada won the small final and now leads the World Cup standings.

Gjefsen edged Swiss racer Fanny Smith, the 2013 world champion, with Ophelie David of France third and Anna Holmlund of Sweden fourth.

Olympic champion Marielle Thompson of Canada won the small final and retained her lead in the standings.

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