CANMORE, Alta. - Poland's Justyna Kowalczyk won the women's 15-kilometre skiathlon Sunday at the Alberta World Cup cross-country skiing competition, while Canadian Emily Nishikawa finished 34th.
Kowalczyk crossed the finish line in 42 minutes 51.5 seconds.
Finland's Anne Kylloenen won the silver medal in 43:26.4 and Norway's Vibeke Skofterud took bronze in 43:26.5.
Nishikawa, from Whitehorse, was 34th in 46:30.7.
Other Canadians included Daria Gaiazova of Banff, Alta., who was 37th and Frederique Vezina of St-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Que., who finished 43rd.
Chandra Crawford of Canmore, Alta., finished 46th after a sixth place finish in the women's 1.3 kilometre sprint on Saturday.
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