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Cross-country skier Lampič 2nd in World Cup in Oberstdorf

Oberstdorf, 26 January - Slovenia's Anamarija Lampič finished second in the women's classic spring event in the Cross-Country World Cup in Germany's Oberstdorf on Sunday for her fifth career podium finish and fourth in the current season.

Slovenian cross-country skier Anamarija Lampič.
Photo: Jure Makovec/STA
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In the final run, Lampič was beaten by Natalya Nepryayeva of Russia by 0.26 of a second, while the remaining competitors were left far behind.

This is the fourth podium finish for the 24-year-old in the current season, in which she already has two wins - in Switzerland Lenzerheide on 29 December last year and in Italy's Val di Fiemme on 4 January.

Lampič is currently first in the World Cup standings in sprint with 355 points, while she is 9th overall.

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