For Johau, it was the second Olympic victory of the career. In Vancouver she had won gold with the season in 2010. In 2017, Johau had been closed after using a lip cream with an ingredient standing on the doping list. After the barrier she came back sharply.
At the skithlon, athletes run 7.5 kilometers in classical technology and 7.5 kilometers in skating technology. For men, the discipline is on the Olympic program this Sunday.
Sauerbrey strong – three places in the top 20
As expected, the German cross-country skiers could not intervene in the fight for medals. Katherine Sauerbrey from Hallenberg occupied the best athlete from the team of team boss Peter’s click root with great cold the 13th place.
Katharina Hennig ran as 15th in the finish. The main focus of the 25-year-old from Oberwiesenthal is on the race over ten kilometers in the classic technology, which is on Thursday. The Oberstdorferin Sofie Krehl was 17., Pia Fink from Münsingen ran in rank 25.