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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Medal number 15 for peerless Bjoergen as she storms to 30km cross-country gold

    Norway’s Marit Bjoergen provided a fitting climax to the sports programme at PyeongChang 2018 and her own 16-year Olympic career, as she won the 102nd and final medal event of the Games to reinforce her status as the most successful Winter Olympian of all time.
    25 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway, BJOERGEN, Marit
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Marit Bjørgen: “I don’t see myself as a legend!”

    At PyeongChang 2018, Marit Bjørgen became the most decorated Winter Games athlete of all time, having won 15 medals, including 8 golds. She joins the list of Norwegian greats with her famous predecessors Bjørn Daehlie and Ole Einar Bjørndalen. The cross-country skier with a record 18 world titles and 112 World Cup victories answers our questions on olympic.org to celebrate the anniversary of her winning her last Olympic title.
    25 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ by the river

    Get to know Marit van Beijnum, a Dutch athlete who will compete at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in three roller speed skating races to be held at the Paseo de la Costa in Vicente Lopez, north of Buenos Aires.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Roller Speed Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Peerless Bjørgen stars as records tumble in women’s cross-country

    The undisputed star of the women’s cross-country events – and indeed PyeongChang 2018 – was Marit Bjørgen who claimed medals in five events to take her overall tally to 15, more than any other Winter Olympian in history. Meanwhile, Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla and compatriot Stina Nilsson both made it onto the podium four times, including in the team sprint, where Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall made history by becoming the first US women to win a cross-country gold.
    28 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | Barcelona 1992 Legacy

    Economic Growth and Tourism

    The combined investments to transform the city and host the Olympic Games played a key role in the economic growth and increase of tourism in Barcelona.
    08 Jun 2019 | Barcelona 1992 Legacy, Legacies for Cities
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