Nikita Kriukov, Petter Northug, Alex Harvey

Published at 1340 × 921 in Year in review: The best Canadian performances of 2013

Russia’s Nikita Kriukov, center, winner of a men’s 1.5 km classic sprint of the Nordic Ski World Championships, celebrates on the podium with second placed Petter Northug, of Norway, left, and third placed Alex Harvey, of Canada, in Val di Fiemme, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Armando Trovati)