Keely Cashman Makes Olympic Debut In Women’s Super G

Feb 10, 2022, 10:09 PM
Keely Cashman - Super G...
Keely Cashman of Team United States skis during the Women's Super-G on day seven of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at National Alpine Ski Centre on February 11, 2022 in Yanqing, China. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
(Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Utes skier Keely Cashman made her Olympic debut in the Women’s Super G event on Thursday night in the Winter Games in Beijing.

Keely Cashman had a solid run in the Super G, finishing with a time of 1:15.99, which put her in 27th place at +2.48 behind the leader.

Cashman is a freshman at the University of Utah with their ski team. Despite not competing in the 2021 season for the Utes, she is a talented skier for the program. She is from Strawberry, California and is competing in her first Winter Olympic Games.

Lara Gut-Behrami of Switzerland won the gold medal with a time of 1:13.51. Mirjam Puchner of Austria earned silver with a time of 1:13.73. Taking the bronze medal was Michelle Gisin of Switzerland with a time of 1:13.81.

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Just a year after Japanā€™s summer Olympics, the Games are back for a winter show in Beijing, China. The unusually short gap between Games is due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Ā Strict precautions and enforced virus preventionĀ protocol are in place to help keep athletes, coaches and personnel safe.

Beijing is the capital of China, with a population of more than 20 million people and the first city to host both a Summer and Winter Olympic games. It is one of the largest cities in the world and 15 hours ahead of Mountain Time. There are 13 different venues in and around Beijing that will be used for the Winter Olympics. A total of 109 events will be held in 15 different sports, and there will be a lot of Utah locals competing for medals. Keep up to date with them at ourĀ Olympic headquarters.

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