Gold medalist Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic on the podium after the women’s parallel giant slalom at Pyeongchang 2018. Photo: Reuters/Jorge Silva
Gold medalist Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic on the podium after the women’s parallel giant slalom at Pyeongchang 2018. Photo: Reuters/Jorge Silva

Women at the Winter Olympics: why change has taken so long, with the fight far from finished

  • Beijing 2022 will be the most gender-balanced Games yet, though some countries are still yet to send a female athlete to the Winter Olympics
  • While the gender gap is closing, men still have more events on the programme, with women unable to enter some

Gold medalist Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic on the podium after the women’s parallel giant slalom at Pyeongchang 2018. Photo: Reuters/Jorge Silva
Gold medalist Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic on the podium after the women’s parallel giant slalom at Pyeongchang 2018. Photo: Reuters/Jorge Silva
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