Bjoerndalen will miss the Olympics-2018 in Pyeongchang

Бьорндален пропустит Олимпиаду-2018 в Пхенчхане

OLE Einar Bjoerndalen

Norwegian biathlete OLE Einar Bjoerndalen will compete at the Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Eight-time Olympic biathlon champion OLE Einar Bjoerndalen missed the national team of Norway at the Olympics-2018 in Pyeongchang.

The national Olympic Committee (NOC) of Norway initially opposed the lack Bjoerndalen in the team, but later accepted the decision.

“Personal results Bjoerndalen in the world Cup is not good enough. Unfortunately, he failed to qualify for the national team of Norway,” – said the head of the Norwegian NOC Round Europe.

South Korea’s men’s team will represent Norway’s Lars Helge Birkeland, Erlend Bjoentegaard, tarjei and Johannes boe, Henrik L’abee Lund and Emil Hegle Svendsen.

Note that Bjoerndalen is the most decorated athlete in the history of the winter Olympic games. Penchan-2018 could be his seventh Olympics.

At the moment the King of biathlon, he occupies the 42nd place in the overall world Cup standings. In the current season above 18th place in the individual races, Bjoerndalen was not raised.

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