China’s Ding Yuhuan (right) competes in the women’s biathlon 6km sprint during the Youth Olympics in France in January 2020. Photo: Xinhua China’s Ding Yuhuan (right) competes in the women’s biathlon 6km sprint during the Youth Olympics in France in January 2020. Photo: Xinhua
China’s Ding Yuhuan (right) competes in the women’s biathlon 6km sprint during the Youth Olympics in France in January 2020. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing 2022: China’s high-profile biathlon coaches under pressure to push athletes amid lack of competition

  • Ole Einar Bjorndalen, an eight-time Olympic gold medallist, and his wife Darya Domracheva, with four golds, face a number challenges in China
  • Bjorndalen says they have been asked to train the athletes harder but feels they also need plenty of rest

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
China’s Ding Yuhuan (right) competes in the women’s biathlon 6km sprint during the Youth Olympics in France in January 2020. Photo: Xinhua China’s Ding Yuhuan (right) competes in the women’s biathlon 6km sprint during the Youth Olympics in France in January 2020. Photo: Xinhua
China’s Ding Yuhuan (right) competes in the women’s biathlon 6km sprint during the Youth Olympics in France in January 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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