Biathlete Talihärm earns personal best in Pyeongchang ({{commentsTotal}})

While placing 22nd among 86 competitors, Estonia's Johanna Talihärm, 24, set a personal record in the women's biathlon 7.5 kilometer sprint at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Saturday.

Germany's Laura Dahlmeier, 24, won gold in the event, hitting all ten targets and finishing with a time of 21:06.2 (0+0). Norway's Marte Olsbu, 27, earned silver with a time of +23.2 (1+0), while Czech Veronika Vítková, 29, secured the bronze with a time of +25.8 (0+1).

Talihärm had one penalty in the standing round, and finished with a time of +1:20.8. The result was still enough to earn a new personal best, however.

Mannima places 56th in skiathlon

Competing in her third Winter Olympics, Tatjana Mannima, 38, finished 56th in the 7.5 km + 7.5 km women's skiathlon with a time of +5:56.8.

Sweden's Charlotte Kalla, 30, earned the first gold of the 2018 Games with a time of 40:44.9. Earning the silver with a time of +7.8, Norwegian Marit Bjørgen made history by becoming the most decorated woman in Winter Olympic history with 11 medals. Finland's Krista Pärmäkoski, 27, secured the bronze with a time of +10.1.

Editor: Aili Vahtla

Source: BNS



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