Once again, Brazilian Jaqueline Mourão won the silver medal in the regional five-kilometer classic cross-country ski race being held in Zlabtibor, Serbia. This time, it took 14:18.5 to climb to the second highest place on the podium, again only behind the Spanish Marta Ramos with 14min09s0. The competition counts points for the Brazilian ranking, from which the two classified for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games will come out. The Olympics will run from February 4th to 20th and will have special coverage by the OTD.
In addition to Jaqueline Mourão, and her silver medal, three other Brazilians returned to compete in the regional cross-country skiing in Serbia. Bruna Moura was the best of them again and was sixth with a time of 15min45s2. Duda Ribeira appeared soon after, the seventh best with 15:46.3 on the clock. Mirlene Piccin was in tenth, among the fifteen competitors, with 16min30s2. The third place was the Lithuanian Samanta Krampe, recording a time of 14:41.4. Her compatriot, Estere Volfa, bronze medalist the day before, finished in four with 14:49.0.
🥈 Jaqueline Mourão repeats the silver medal in cross-country skiing!
➡️ Athlete from @brasilnaneve takes 2nd place in the classic 5km race in Zlatibor 🇷🇸 this Thursday (13/1)
➡️ She had a time of 14:18sec5 and 105.06 FIS points
— Brasil Zero Grau (@BrasilZeroGrau) January 13, 2022
Augustinho Teixeira and Sabrina Cass
Also with an eye on the Beijing-2022 Winter Games, Augustinho Teixeira would compete this Thursday, in Laax, Switzerland, in the Snowboard World Cup, at Halfpipe. The race counts points for the Olympics and is qualifying for the last stage of the World Cup. The Brazilian needs at least 18 FIS points. In Moguls Deer Valley, in the United States, Sabrina Cass, with an early place for China, would compete in the last test of the Freestyle Ski World Cup. Soon we will update the text with these and all other results of the day in winter sports.
Biatlo and Snowboardcross
In Slovenia, Brazil would be represented by Matheus Vasconcelos and Cláudio Gustavo Oliveira in the biathlon of the third stage of the IBU Junior Cup, held in Pokljuka. It is Cláudio’s debut of the season. Finally, in Sunshine Village, Canada, Noah Bethonico and Zion Bethonico would be in the North American Snowboardcross Cup. These two competitions do not count towards the race for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games.