Biathlon Sprint Helps Finish Blink 23 Festival

Ken RothAugust 6, 2023

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The Blink Festival 23 biathlon sprint was held in Sandnes, Norway. Featured here are Marthe Krakstad Johansen (NOR), Juni Arnekleiv (NOR), (l-r) (Photo: NordicFocus)

The Blink 2023 Nordic Ski Festival—the pre-eminent summer roller-ski event for cross-country skiers and biathletes—is at an end. Part of the schedule for the last day is the biathlon sprint for the men and women.

In the women’s race, Karoline Offigstad Knotten (NOR) took the victory, she was followed by Chloe Chevalier (FRA), and J. Amekleiv (NOR) in third.

In the men’s race, Vetle Sjastad Christiansen (NOR) took the top of the podium. Second place went to Sturla Holm Laegreid (NOR), with J.S. Saeter taking third.

Chloe Chevalier (FRA) gets ready to shoot at the BLINK23 Festival Biathlon in Sandnes, Norway. (Photo: NordicFocus)

Ken Roth

Ken lives in Southeastern Michigan. He's an avid outdoor sport enthusiast. He's an attorney, former Mayor of Northville, Michigan, and former bowling center owner. He's spent much of the last 35 years trying to chase down his wife on classic skis; to no avail.

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