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  • News | Olympic News

    Olympic legend Bjoergen reveals the secrets behind her record-breaking career

    She retired after becoming the most decorated winter Olympian ever at PyeongChang 2018, but there was a time when cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen had to face the agony of repeated failure on the world’s biggest sporting stage. Looking back, the Norwegian is grateful for the tough times.
    21 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway, PyeongChang 2018, BJOERGEN, Marit
  • 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

    Bjoergen becomes most medalled Winter Olympian of all time

    On 21 February 2018, Norway's Marit Bjoergen cemented her place in the Pantheon of the greatest Winter Olympians. Her bronze in the women’s cross-country team sprint took her medals total to 14 (seven of them gold), surpassing the previous benchmark set by her compatriot, biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen. She still needs one win to match his tally of eight golds.
    21 Feb 2018 | Cross Country Skiing, PyeongChang 2018, BJOERGEN, Marit, Norway, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Bjoergen wins historic 13th medal as Norway win women’s 4x5km relay gold

    Marit Bjoergen skied a triumphant final leg to write her name into the Olympic Winter Games history books, delivering gold for Norway in the women's 4x5km cross country relay at the Alpensia Cross Country Centre on Saturday 17 February. In doing so, she joined countryman Ole Einar Bjoerndalen as the most successful winter Olympian of all time on 13 medals.
    17 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway, BJOERGEN, Marit
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Alex Harvey’s guide to cross-country skiing at PyeongChang 2018

    Cross-country is an event dominated by Scandinavians, but Canada’s Alex Harvey, twice a world champion, is hoping to break their domination of the Olympic podium this time around. To become the best, a mastery of technique and ski waxing must be twinned with extraordinary athleticism in one of the most physically demanding sports around.
    08 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Bjoergen aiming to go out on top at PyeongChang 2018

    Multiple record-breaker Marit Bjoergen is the undisputed star of women’s cross-country skiing and, aged 37, her drive remains undiminished. After a break for the birth of her first son and a fearsome return to competition in the 2016/17 season, the Norwegian’s sights are now set on setting a new medals record at her final Olympic Winter Games.
    08 Jan 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
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