KSL OLYMPICS

Park City’s Haley Batten Finishes 9th In Mountain Biking Finals

Jul 27, 2021, 6:06 AM
IZU, JAPAN - JULY 27: Haley Batten of Team United States rides during the Women's Cross-country rac...
IZU, JAPAN - JULY 27: Haley Batten of Team United States rides during the Women's Cross-country race on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Izu Mountain Bike Course on July 27, 2021 in Izu, Shizuoka, Japan. (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Park City’s Haley Batten finished 9th in the cross country mountain biking finals.

The top three spots went to athletes from Switzerland.

With a time of 1:20:13 Batten was the first American to cross the finish line.

About Haley Batten

Batten trained in Park City where Olympians are known to work out before the Olympics, but most of them do it for winter sports. 

She grew up snowboarding and skiing in Park City, just like many kids there, but when her parents bought a bicycle and she started mountain biking, something clicked. 

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