Marit Bjorgen

Marit Bjorgen gets third gold medal at Sochi by winning cross-country 30 km mass start

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Norway swept the podium at the cross-country 30 km mass start, as Marit Bjorgen’s dominant Sochi run continued on Friday.

Bjorgen now has three gold medals at the Sochi games, six golds in her career and 10 medals overall all-time.

Bjorgen finished with a top time of 1:11:05.2, edging her countrywomen with silver medal-winner Therese Johaug (1:11:07.8) and bronze winner Kristin Stoermer Steira (1:11:28.8). There was a pretty big gap between the Norwegians and everyone else, as Finland’s Kerttu Niskanen finished with a time of 1:12:26.9.

WATCH LIVE: Men’s/women’s cross-country individual sprint, Session 2

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The quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals of the men’s and women’s cross-country individual sprint are set to get underway at the top of the hour.

You can watch it all on NBCOlympics.com at 7 a.m. ET.

Kikkan Randall of the U.S. and Marit Bjorgen of Norway are part of the group that has advanced out of this morning’s qualifying round and will look to keep moving forward into a potential battle for gold.

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CLICK HERE TO WATCH on NBCOlympics.com at 7 a.m. ET.