Sochi 2014: Norwegian Marit Bjoergen wins gold medal in ladies’ skiathlon

Sochi 2014: Norwegian Marit Bjoergen wins gold medal in ladies' skiathlon

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SOCHI: The Norwegian Marit Bjoergen on Saturday claimed gold in the women’s skiathlon event, which opened the cross-country skiing program at the Sochi Winter Games.

The 33-year old Marit Bjoergen took 38:33.6 minutes to complete the 15 kilometer distance at the Laura Cross-Country and Biathlon Center.