Sophie Caldwell of the United States advanced to the semifinals in the women’s cross-country sprint. )EPA/ARMANDO BABANI)

American Sophie Caldwell advanced to the semifinals of the women’s sprint Tuesday, while teammates Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall failed to advance.

Randall was five-hundredths of a second from advancing as a “lucky loser.”

Maiken Caspersen Falla of Norway had the top time in the qualifying and quarterfinal runs. Four Norwegians made the 12-woman field for the semifinals. Competitors ski in two groups of six.

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