Norway’s Marte Olsbu Røiseland wins third Beijing 2022 gold with women’s 10km pursuit victory

Norwegian biathlete Marte Olsbu Røiseland earned her third gold medal – and fourth overall – at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics after she won the women’s 10km pursuit on Sunday.

Olsbu Røiseland also won gold in the 4x6km mixed relay and in the women’s 7.5km sprint and captured the bronze medal in the women’s 15km individual. The 31-year-old has six Olympic medals overall.

“I had really good preparation and I was looking forward to these Olympics for a really long time,” Olsbu Røiseland told reporters after the race.

“I had a good starting position today which helps a lot. The shooting was good and it was so much fun to race.

“Every medal is special. I’m just trying to be right here and right now and be present. Right now, I’m just enjoying this moment.”

Norway is currently top of the Beijing 2022 medal table with the most golds (nine) and most overall (20).

Elvira Öberg of Sweden claimed silver, while the bronze went to Tiril Eckhoff of Norway.

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