The leader of the Russian national team in the 11th one completely finished in a prize-winning place, while winning in the fifth race in a row.
Russian athlete Alexander Bolshunov won the mass start at the 6th stage of the Tour de Ski.
The skier covered 15 km in 41 minutes. 33.7 sec. Italian Francesco de Fabiani (+1.8) came second to the finish line. The third place was taken by Russian Alexei Chervotkin (+3.5).
Russians Ilya Semikov (+6.7) and Ivan Yakimushkin (+7.6) also flew into the top five.
The Tour de Ski is held in Switzerland and Italy from 1 to 10 January.