Jacobsen keeps Tour de Ski lead with pursuit win


DOBBIACO, Italy (AP) -- Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen of Norway maintained her overall lead in the Tour de Ski by winning the fifth of seven stages Friday.

Jacobsen clocked 37 minutes, 30.3 seconds over a 15-kilometer freestyle pursuit to finish 38.7 seconds ahead of Norwegian teammate Therese Johaug. Anne Kyllonen of Finland was third, 1:12.2 behind.

In the overall standings, Jacobsen holds a 43.7 lead over Johaug, with Kyllonen 1:22.2 behind in third.

The men were racing a 35-kilometer freestyle pursuit from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Dobbiaco.

The Tour concludes over the weekend in Val di Fiemme, highlighted by the traditional climb up Mount Cermis on Sunday.