| 15 hours; it is cold outside
The women race is back to the good old competition between Berces and Reutovich, and traditionally Berces is in lead with a save gab to Reutovich.
1. Edith Berces (HUN) 157K5 / 14:46
2. Irina Reutovich (RUS) 155K0 / 14:53
3. Joelle Semur (FRA) 147K5 / 14:45
4. Galina Eremina (RUS) 147K5 / 14:47
5. Lioudnila Kalimina (RUS) 147K5 / 14:55
Not traditional at all is the lead of Nunes, but it is the first world championship and we were used to European championships.
1. Valmir Nunes (BRA) 177K5 / 14:49
2. Paul Beckers (BEL) 175K0 / 14:51
3. Ryoichi Sekiya (JPN) 175K0 / 14:57
4. Etienne van Acker (BEL) 170K0 / 14:47
5. Lucien Taelman (BEL) 170K0 / 14:49
6. Valery Kanarcki (BLS) 170K0 / 14:52