Skiers competed today for the latest medals at the Laura Center. Marit Bjoergen of Norway finished in first place in the 30k mass start free race with a time of 1:11:05.2. The silver and bronze medals went to fellow compatriots Therese Johaug, who finished 2.6 seconds later, and Kristin Stoermer Steir, who fell behind the leader by 23.6 seconds.
Two-time Sochi Olympic champion in the team sprint and skiathlon, Marit Bjoergen came to the start of the final race in second place, at the 2.5 km mark she was sixth.
After the first 5 km, the athlete was in the top three position, periodically changing places with teammates Yohaug and Steyr, dominating the race, not giving opponents a chance to break into position for a place on the podium.
In the final part of the course, the Norwegian team came within a margin of more than 50 seconds from the other event participants, winning the olympic medals and each earning a spot on the podium.
The Norwegian athletes have firmly solidified their position in the team race, and medal standings, making Marit Bjerg a six-time Olympic champion.