Biathlon at the 2022 Winter Olympics – Women's mass start

The Women's mass start competition of the Beijing 2022 Olympics was held on 18 February, at the National Biathlon Centre,[1] in the Zhangjiakou cluster of competition venues, 180 kilometres (110 mi) north of Beijing, at an elevation of 1,665 metres (5,463 ft).[2] Justine Braisaz-Bouchet of France won the event. It was her first individual Olympic medal. Tiril Eckhoff of Norway won the silver medal, and Marte Olsbu Røiseland, also of Norway, bronze.

Women’s mass start
at the XXIV Olympic Winter Games
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VenueHualindong Ski Resort
Date18 February
Competitors30 from 15 nations
Winning time40:18.0
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Justine Braisaz-Bouchet  France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Tiril Eckhoff  Norway
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Marte Olsbu Røiseland  Norway
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SummaryEdit

The 2018 champion, Anastasiya Kuzmina, and the silver medalist, Darya Domracheva, retired from competitions. The 2014 and 2018 bronze medalist, Eckhoff, dominated the 2020–21 Biathlon World Cup, winning not only overall but also sprint and pursuit. The overall leader of the 2021–22 Biathlon World Cup before the Olympics was Olsbu Røiseland, and the leader in mass start was Dorothea Wierer. Olsbu Røiseland won the sprint and pursuit races at the 2022 Olympics.

QualificationEdit

ResultsEdit

The race was started at 15:00.[3]

Rank Bib Name Country Time Penalties (P+P+S+S) Deficit
  10 Justine Braisaz-Bouchet   France 40:18.0 4 (2+1+0+1)
  6 Tiril Eckhoff   Norway 40:33.3 4 (0+0+2+2) +15.3
  2 Marte Olsbu Røiseland   Norway 40:52.9 4 (0+0+2+2) +34.9
4 13 Markéta Davidová   Czech Republic 41:11.4 4 (1+0+1+2) +53.4
5 15 Kristina Reztsova   ROC 41:29.0 6 (2+1+1+2) +1:11.0
6 14 Julia Simon   France 41:40.6 6 (0+1+3+2) +1:22.6
7 19 Yuliia Dzhima   Ukraine 41:43.7 3 (1+0+2+0) +1:25.7
8 25 Franziska Preuß   Germany 41:44.4 4 (1+1+1+1) +1:26.4
9 4 Elvira Öberg   Sweden 41:55.7 4 (1+0+0+3) +1:37.7
10 11 Hanna Sola   Belarus 41:57.2 8 (2+2+1+3) +1:39.2
11 8 Lisa Theresa Hauser   Austria 42:07.6 4 (0+1+1+2) +1:49.6
12 7 Dzinara Alimbekava   Belarus 42:19.2 6 (1+1+2+2) +2:01.2
13 1 Denise Herrmann   Germany 42:27.1 5 (1+1+1+2) +2:09.1
14 24 Katharina Innerhofer   Austria 42:42.7 6 (1+0+2+3) +2:24.7
15 27 Vanessa Hinz   Germany 43:12.2 4 (0+0+2+2) +2:54.2
16 26 Lena Häcki   Switzerland 43:14.2 9 (0+3+3+3) +2:56.2
17 23 Uliana Nigmatullina   ROC 43:14.3 6 (2+1+3+0) +2:56.3
18 17 Vanessa Voigt   Germany 43:22.7 6 (1+2+2+1) +3:04.7
19 3 Anaïs Chevalier-Bouchet   France 43:29.7 5 (2+0+2+1) +3:11.7
20 30 Irina Kazakevich   ROC 43:34.6 7 (1+3+2+1) +3:16.6
21 16 Mona Brorsson   Sweden 43:37.4 6 (2+1+2+1) +3:19.4
22 5 Dorothea Wierer   Italy 43:41.0 8 (2+2+2+2) +3:23.0
23 29 Deedra Irwin   United States 43:42.1 6 (1+3+1+1) +3:24.1
24 18 Linn Persson   Sweden 43:46.6 8 (0+2+3+3) +3:28.6
25 9 Hanna Öberg   Sweden 44:03.2 7 (0+3+1+3) +3:45.2
26 22 Paulína Fialková   Slovakia 44:04.8 8 (0+3+1+4) +3:46.8
27 20 Monika Hojnisz-Staręga   Poland 44:06.6 8 (2+3+1+2) +3:48.6
28 28 Lucie Charvátová   Czech Republic 44:28.7 5 (0+2+2+1) +4:10.7
29 12 Anaïs Bescond   France 46:02.3 10 (0+2+3+5) +5:44.3
30 21 Alina Stremous   Moldova 47:30.0 9 (1+2+3+3) +7:12.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games". www.beijing2022.cn. Archived from the original on 2021-07-20. Retrieved 2021-07-18.
  2. ^ "Beijing". Inside IBU. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 2022-01-16.
  3. ^ "Final results" (PDF). ibu.blob.core.windows.net. 18 February 2022. Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 February 2022. Retrieved 18 February 2022.