Olympic skier Justin Freeman ’98 places 53rd overall in 15K Classical
U.S. Olympic cross country skier Justin Freeman ’98 finished 53rd out of 97 competitors in a time of 42:00.9 in the 15 km. classical Friday morning in Pragelato, Italy.
In his first Olympic race, Freeman was the fourth American finisher; his younger brother Kris was the top American, placing 22nd overall in 39:57.4. U.S. teammates Lars Flora and Andrew Johnson were just ahead of Justin Freeman in 51st and 52nd place, respectively.
Click here for complete race results.
Coming races for the U.S. team are the 4 x 10 km. relay on Feb. 19, the sprint on Feb. 22, and the 50 km. freestyle on Feb. 26.
Since his appointment to the team in January, Freeman has e-mailed a few updates to family and friends: read them here. Further updates will be posted as available.
You can also read about Freeman in this Face at Bates profile, posted today.