Maja Dahlqvist helped Sweden win the women's race ©Getty Images

Sweden and Norway triumphed in the women's and men's classic team sprint events respectively as action concluded at the International Ski Federation Cross-Country World Cup in Lahti.

Ida Ingemarsdotter and Maja Dahlqvist secured victory in the women's event in a time of 18min 24.6sec on the final day of the event, held as part of the Lahti Ski Games.

The Swedish duo endured a fall during the race but recovered to beat the Norwegian team of Maiken Caspersen Falla and Tiril Udnes Weng by 1.84 seconds.

Hanna Falk and Evelina Settlin added another medal for the Swedish squad as they took bronze having clocked 18:28.51.

The success for the Swedish pair of Ingemarsdotter and Dahlqvist saw them win the last team sprint race before the Nordic Ski World Championships take place in Seefeld in Austria.

Johannes Høsflot Klæbo and Emil Iversen won the men's race for Norway ©Getty Images
Johannes Høsflot Klæbo and Emil Iversen won the men's race for Norway ©Getty Images

In the men's event, Johannes Høsflot Klæbo secured another World Cup win as he partnered Emil Iversen to victory.

Klæbo and Iversen led home a Norwegian one-two as they crossed in 18:57.19.

It proved to be a hard-fought triumph for the pair as team-mates Eirik Brandsdal and Sindre Bjørnestad Skar were just 0.65 adrift in second place.

Iivo Niskanen and Ristomatti Hakola delivered a medal for the host nation Finland as they came through to earn bronze, 0.71 behind the victorious Norwegians.

The Cross-Country World Cup circuit continues with the next event in Cogne in Italy from Saturday (February 16) to Sunday (February 17).