After the fist two races New year's Tour de ski we expect a very close fight for medals in the men's racing team. The top three racers are separated by only 9 seconds. Currently leads the russian racer Maxim Vylegzanin (Alpina racing team), on the excellent third place is Norvegian Petter Northug.
In the girls's racing team currently Justyna Kowalczyk leads with a significant advantage. She is also the winner of the Tour de ski 2012. The best racer in Alpina shoes is currently German Denise Herrman. She is absolutely the biggest surprise on this year WC Tour the ski, because she achieves her best rankings so far.
Tour de ski will continue with pursuit race from Cortina to Toblach.