What to know for 15 km skiathlon of women in Cross-country skiing
The15 km skiathlon of women in Cross-country skiing opens Saturday, as the first chance; of Winter Olympics history to be made. There is plenty more about the event of the Beijing Winter Olympics.
The 15 km skiathlon of women forces skiers to master both cross-country skiing techniques. With the first 7.5 km using the classical technique, it’s back-to-back, and the back end, going freestyle. In reality, it is a tiring and brutal event for the skiers in Beijing 2022.
At 2:15 a.m. EST, the competition begins, and you can watch it live right at different sites.
In the sport, Marit Bjoergen of Norway is already the most decorated skier in women, and with one more gold medal, she will become the most accomplished Winter Olympian of females ever.
10 Olympic medals Bjoergen are tied, as the most ever by a female Olympian entering the Pyeongchang Games, with Russian cross-country skier Raisa Smetanina and Stefania Belmondo, Italian cross-country skier.
In each of the past, Bjoergen has won three in; two Winter Games, gold medals. With three golds, PyeongChang offers her a chance; to make it three straight Olympics.
In Pyeongchang, if she does earn three gold medals, she will move into a tie with fellow Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, who is 44 years old now in Norwegian, he did not make biathlon of Norway team this year, as the most decorated Winter Olympian ever.
In the 2014 Sochi Games, The 15 km skiathlon was one of the three events she captured gold.