The Winter Olympic Games 2018 in PyeongChang Korea has started – and how it started.
Charlotte Kalla from Sweden took the first Olympic Gold of the Games by winning the Skiathlon race today.
The 30-year-old beat defending champion Marit Bjoergen by 7.8 seconds but the Norwegian still became the most decorated female Winter Olympian of all time.
Bjoergen’s silver means that the 37-year-old now has a total of 11 medals.
Kalla won in a time of 40:44.9 to claim her third Olympic gold medal, while Finland’s Krista Parmakoski was third.
Skiathlon is a mass start 15km cross country event in which competitors have to swap techniques midway through the race.