DIRECT. Winter Olympics 2022: the French take on skicross, while waiting for the biathlon

The essential

  • Eight years after a historic Olympic treble, the French are dreaming of a new medal in ski cross, the eighth rounds of which start at 7 a.m.
  • The last women’s biathlon event begins at 8 a.m.: on the mass-start, the four French women lined up can hope for a podium.
  • Quentin Fillon Maillet is on the way to achieving a unique feat for a biathlete: winning a sixth Olympic medal in the same Games. He competes in the mass-start at 10 a.m.

Follow the day’s events live:

07h13. The reaction of Jean-Frédéric Chapuis, eliminated in the eighth: “I made a mistake at the start, I went a little too far in the second corner, I made small mistakes everywhere. Behind, it is very complicated to overtake. »

07h09. Terence Tchiknavorian out. In a very hot race, the Frenchman unfortunately took third place.

07h07. Decidedly, the French continue. This time, it’s Terence Tchiknavorian’s turn to enter the fray.

07:04. Midol qualified! With a second place, Bastien Midol wins his ticket for the quarters.

07h03. Bastien Midol’s turn. The Frenchman is engaged in the second round of 16.

07:02. It does not pass for Chapuis… First blow, the French finished 3rd in his round of 16.

07:00. Let’s go for ski cross! The round of 16 has just started. A Frenchman is present in the first race: Jean-Frédéric Chapuis, gold medalist in 2014.

06:55. Eileen Gu, queen of the night. The 18-year-old Chinese star added another Olympic medal to his collection tonight: halfpipe gold. It is added to that of the big air and to the money of the slopestyle.

06h45. Good morning all ! Welcome to this live of the 17th day of the Beijing Olympic Games. The program promises to be changed for the French, between ski cross and biathlon.

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