Tuesday, January 18

Norway’s unknown Olympic hope: – I will take gold

HØNEFOSS (Aftenposten): Silje Opseth has never won anything big in the ski jump, but has enough self-confidence to say that she will take gold in the Olympics. An object in the girls’ room symbolizes a year-long dream.

Silje Opseth visiting Hønefoss with mother and father. And every time she is reminded of the torch she made almost 12 years ago.

On New Year’s weekend, Silje Opseth delivered a disappointing World Cup race in Slovenia. It was the first time the women had a New Year’s jump race, and it was the first time they jumped according to the result method in a women’s race. Two competitions were held on the normal hill in Ljubno. In terms of results, it was 13th and 11th place.

The Hønefoss girl had been on the podium in three of the four previous World Cup races, but did not perform at the level she wants in Slovenia.

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