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Skiers race around Swedish palace

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Norway's Kristin Stoermer Steira passes a palace guard as she competes during the Women's 1.1 kilometer cross country World Cup Royal Palace Sprint on March 20, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden.

The competition is being held at the palace for the tenth time, with the skiers racing on a circuit that takes them around the historic building.