Norway’s star team wins Olympic gold in mixed biathlon relay

Marte Olsbu Røiseland, Tiril Eckhoff, Tarjei Bø, Johannes Thingnes BøPhoto: Heiko Junge / NTB
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Marte Olsbu Røiseland, Tiril Eckhoff, Tarjei Bø, and Johannes Thingnes Bø secured an Olympic gold for Norway in the biathlon relay for mixed teams in the Beijing Olympics on Saturday.

Strong winds and icy temperatures put additional pressure on the athletes on Saturday.

However, the Norwegian team managed to secure first place, while France took the silver medal, and the Russian team (ROC) won bronze.

Røiseland, Eckhoff, and the Bø brothers have a total of 44 World Cup gold medals. Today, they secured Norway’s first Olympic gold in the mixed biathlon relay since the Olympics in Sochi in 2014.

Source : © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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