Norwegian skier Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold collapsed after crossing the ending line within the ladies’s biathlon 10km pursuit on the Winter Olympics
Tandrevold, who has a historical past of coronary heart issues, regarded set to win a medal within the occasion, earlier than stalling through the last lap and collapsing in a heap after crossing the end line.
The 25-year-old finally completed 14th and needed to be carried away by members of her teaching workforce.
Tandrevold gave followers an replace on Monday, revealing that she was feeling higher however would now not be competing on the Video games.
“I simply suppose I pushed my limits within the altitude and in a troublesome race, however since I’ve had points with my coronary heart earlier in my profession, we should be cautious and we have to test it out additional,” she instructed reporters.
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“I am not allowed to compete extra in these Olympics so I’ll go dwelling to Norway.
“There may be nothing I need greater than to compete within the relay with my teammates and the opposite ladies and one of the best workforce however my well being is extra essential.”
Norway’s workforce physician Lars Kolsrud mentioned Tandrevold’s collapse was the results of exhaustion.
“She went empty on high of the hill and hardly bought to the ending line,” Kolsrud mentioned. “When she bought there, she was very unhappy and sorry, as a result of she misplaced this medal and she or he was all empty for energy.
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“She was not unconscious however she was very, very exhausted. She mentioned nothing besides: ‘I’ve spoiled every thing.'”
Tandrevold’s teammate Marte Olsbu Roieseland finally gained the gold medal in 10km, whereas Swedish athlete Elvira Oeberg gained silver and Tiril Eckhoff, one other of Tandrevold’s Norway teammates, gained the bronze.
Two occasions stay within the ladies’s biathlon, with the relay set to happen on Wednesday and the mass begin on Saturday.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/other-sports/winter-olympics-tandrevold-norway-skiing-26229659 Norwegian skier pulls out of Winter Olympics after collapsing in terrifying incident