Sandra Näslund has made a fine start to the FIS Ski Cross World Cup in Idre Fjäll ©Getty Images

International Ski Federation (FIS) Ski Cross World Cup leader Sandra Näslund topped both women's qualifications in front of a home crowd in Idre Fjäll today.

In the first run, the Swede clocked a time of 1 min 15.80sec and was followed in the standings by two Canadians - Marielle Thompson in 1:15.98 and Brittany Phelan in 1:16.20.

The second run saw her triumph in 1:16.19, with Thompson second in 1:16.51 and Switzerland's Fanny Smith third in 1:16.58.

Näslund currently has 550 points at the summit of the FIS Ski Cross World Cup standings for women.

Smith is second with 471 points, while Thompson is third on 449.

In men's qualification, Canada's Kevin Drury and Germany's Niklas Bachsleitner topped the standings in the first and second parts, respectively.

Drury posted a time of 1:12.10 to finish 0.37 seconds ahead of nearest challenger and compatriot, Brady Leman, and a further 0.08 seconds clear of Bachsleitner.

Bachsleitner later moved up two places to first in 1:11.35, beating Great Britain's Oliver Davies by 0.38 seconds and third-placed Drury by 0.60 seconds.

Drury leads the FIS Ski Cross World Cup standings for men with 476 points.

Fellow Canadian Kristofor Mahler is second with 320 points, while Switzerland's Ryan Regez is third with 279.