Sochi recap: Cross-country skiing, women’s skiathlon

No surprise here — Norwegian legend Marit Bjoergen is still going strong, and she never seemed troubled on her way to her fourth Olympic gold medal (third individual). Norway took two medals and showed some tears on the podium as they mourn the sudden death of teammate Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen’s brother. Date: 8- Feb Sport: Cross-country skiing Event: Women’s skiathlon (7.5k classical + 7.5k freestyle) Medalists: Marit Bjoergen (Norway), Charlotte Kalla (Sweden), Heidi Weng (Norway) SportsMyriad projections: Marit Bjoergen (Norway), Therese Johaug (Norway), Kristin Stoermer Steira (Norway) How U.S. fared: Not a factor in the classical phase, but Jessie Diggins pulled out something special in the freestyle and … Continue reading Sochi recap: Cross-country skiing, women’s skiathlon