The Norwegian skier Marit Bjorgen competes to win the bronze in the 10 kilometers of freestyle through the Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games on February 15, 2018
Norway won the women’s cross-country ski relay (4×5 km), this Saturday in Pyeongchang, which allowed Marit Björgen to match her compatriot Ole Einar Björndalen as the athlete with the most medals in the history of the Winter Games, with 13.
Norway (Oestberg, Jacobsen, Haga, Björgen) led Sweden (Haag, Kalla, Andersson, Nilsson), silver medal, and the Russian team under the Olympic flag (Nepryaeva, Belorukova, Sedova, Nechaevskaya), bronze.
Marit Björgen, who turns 38 next month, won her first Olympic medal in this same event, 4x5m relay, in Salt Lake City 2002.
He won a second in Turin 2006, before multiplying his medals in Vancouver 2010, when he won five medals. In Sochi 2014 his booty was three, the same number he has reached in Pyeongchang after silver in skiathlon last Saturday and bronze in 10 km. Thursday.
Of its 13 medals, seven are gold. This Saturday Björgen completed the last relay and had to work hard to beat the Swedish Stina Nilsson in the final sprint.