Cross-country skiing at the 2022 Winter Olympics – Women's 30 kilometre freestyle

The women's 30 kilometre freestyle competition in cross-country skiing at the 2022 Winter Olympics was held on 20 February, at the Kuyangshu Nordic Center and Biathlon Center in Zhangjiakou.[1] Therese Johaug of Norway became the champion, thereby winning all three individual distance events at these Olympics. She was only second woman to do so after Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi in 1984. Jessie Diggins of the United States won the silver medal, and Kerttu Niskanen of Finland bronze.

Women's 30 kilometre freestyle
at the XXIV Olympic Winter Games
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg
VenueKuyangshu Nordic Center and Biathlon Center,
Zhangjiakou
Date20 February
Competitors63 from 23 nations
Winning time1:24:50.0
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Therese Johaug  Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Jessie Diggins  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Kerttu Niskanen  Finland
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The day before the race, the start time was moved to 11:00 local time due to adverse weather conditions.[2][3]

SummaryEdit

The 30 km distance event alternates between classical style and free style skiing in succeeding Olympics, and in 2022 it was the free style event. The 2014 and 2018 champion, Marit Bjørgen, retired from competitions. The silver medalist, Krista Pärmäkoski, qualified for the Olympics, and the bronze medalist, Stina Nilsson, switched to biathlon. The overall leader of the 2021–22 FIS Cross-Country World Cup before the Olympics was Natalya Nepryayeva, and the distance leader was Frida Karlsson. Johaug was the 2021 world champion in the 30 km classical.

QualificationEdit

ResultsEdit

Rank Bib Name Country Time Deficit
  2 Therese Johaug   Norway 1:24:54.0
  4 Jessie Diggins   United States 1:26:37.3 +1:43.3
  6 Kerttu Niskanen   Finland 1:27:27.3 +2:33.3
4 20 Jonna Sundling   Sweden 1:27:29.4 +2:35.4
5 7 Tatiana Sorina   ROC 1:27:31.2 +2:37.2
6 8 Rosie Brennan   United States 1:27:32.7 +2:38.7
7 12 Delphine Claudel   France 1:27:34.0 +2:40.0
8 3 Ebba Andersson   Sweden 1:27:35.5 +2:41.5
9 23 Mariya Istomina   ROC 1:28:00.1 +3:06.1
10 5 Krista Pärmäkoski   Finland 1:28:35.0 +3:41.0
11 9 Teresa Stadlober   Austria 1:28:36.5 +3:42.5
12 11 Victoria Carl   Germany 1:30:08.4 +5:14.4
13 17 Lotta Udnes Weng   Norway 1:31:14.3 +6:20.3
14 10 Tiril Udnes Weng   Norway 1:31:15.4 +6:21.4
15 37 Sophia Laukli   United States 1:31:21.2 +6:27.2
16 42 Cendrine Browne   Canada 1:31:21.6 +6:27.6
17 16 Anastasia Rygalina   ROC 1:31:22.1 +6:28.1
18 39 Novie McCabe   United States 1:31:22.5 +6:28.5
19 34 Antonia Fräbel   Germany 1:31:23.6 +6:29.6
20 18 Anne Kyllönen   Finland 1:31:41.0 +6:47.0
21 30 Izabela Marcisz   Poland 1:31:43.0 +6:49.0
22 36 Kateřina Janatová   Czech Republic 1:31:43.2 +6:49.2
23 14 Johanna Matintalo   Finland 1:32:01.7 +7:07.7
24 38 Flora Dolci   France 1:32:04.7 +7:10.7
25 19 Pia Fink   Germany 1:32:06.3 +7:12.3
26 24 Masako Ishida   Japan 1:32:06.3 +7:12.3
27 32 Lydia Hiernickel   Switzerland 1:32:12.3 +7:18.3
28 13 Ragnhild Haga   Norway 1:32:19.9 +7:25.9
29 21 Emma Ribom   Sweden 1:32:27.8 +7:33.8
30 22 Katherine Stewart-Jones   Canada 1:32:33.3 +7:39.3
31 60 Baiba Bendika   Latvia 1:33:37.8 +8:43.8
32 29 Patrīcija Eiduka   Latvia 1:33:51.2 +8:57.2
33 45 Cristina Pittin   Italy 1:33:54.8 +9:00.8
34 47 Martina Di Centa   Italy 1:33:56.6 +9:02.6
35 15 Charlotte Kalla   Sweden 1:34:45.4 +9:51.4
36 41 Masae Tsuchiya   Japan 1:34:47.6 +9:53.6
37 44 Maryna Antsybor   Ukraine 1:35:31.3 +10:37.3
38 27 Chi Chunxue   China 1:35:41.0 +10:47.0
39 33 Dahria Beatty   Canada 1:36:08.2 +11:14.2
40 26 Anna Comarella   Italy 1:36:12.4 +11:18.4
41 49 Petra Hynčicová   Czech Republic 1:36:26.6 +11:32.6
42 50 Angelina Shuryga   Kazakhstan 1:36:29.6 +11:35.6
43 52 Jessica Yeaton   Australia 1:37:06.1 +12:12.1
44 25 Coralie Bentz   France 1:38:08.2 +13:14.2
45 46 Caterina Ganz   Italy 1:38:19.5 +13:25.5
46 40 Li Xin   China 1:38:39.2 +13:45.2
47 35 Bayani Jialin   China 1:39:14.8 +14:20.8
48 53 Carola Vila   Andorra 1:39:18.1 +14:24.1
49 58 Nadezhda Stepashkina   Kazakhstan 1:39:38.8 +14:44.8
50 43 Miki Kodama   Japan 1:39:53.8 +14:59.8
51 64 Laura Leclair   Canada 1:40:14.5 +15:20.5
52 54 Vedrana Malec   Croatia 1:41:18.6 +16:24.6
53 62 Neža Žerjav   Slovenia 1:42:14.2 +17:20.2
54 51 Irina Bykova   Kazakhstan 1:42:42.0 +17:48.0
55 48 Chika Kobayashi   Japan 1:43:33.1 +18:39.1
56 65 Casey Wright   Australia 1:44:19.9 +19:25.9
57 61 Magdalena Kobielusz   Poland 1:44:48.8 +19:54.8
58 57 Viktoriya Olekh   Ukraine 1:46:22.1 +21:28.1
59 55 Anita Klemenčič   Slovenia 1:46:37.6 +21:43.6
60 28 Dinigeer Yilamujiang   China 1:50:04.2 +25:10.2
61 59 Maria Ntanou   Greece Lapped
1 Natalya Nepryayeva   ROC Did not finsh
31 Petra Nováková   Czech Republic
56 Hanna Karaliova   Belarus Did not start
63 Sanja Kusmuk   Bosnia and Herzegovina

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Beijing 2022: Updated starting time for Women's 30km". Fis-ski.com. 19 February 2022.
  3. ^ Final results