Clare Egan

Clare Egan retires

LAKE PLACID — After a long and successful career with U.S. Biathlon, Clare Egan, a 34-year-old Lake Placid resident, decided to hang up her skis and rifle following the conclusion of the U.S. Biathlon National Championships on March 27 in Lake Placid. “I was really happy. It was the...
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Maine’s Clare Egan finishes 11th with US biathlon relay team

Cape Elizabeth’s Clare Egan and the rest of the United States’ 4×6-kilometer women’s biathlon relay team raced to an 11th-place finish Tuesday at the Winter Olympics’ in Beijing. Sweden won the gold medal with a combined time of 1 hour, 11 minutes and 3.9 seconds....
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UNH Grad Clare Egan Competes in 4th Olympic Biathlon Event

UNH graduate Clare Egan was back on the biathlon course Sunday in her fourth event of the Winter Olympics. Heavy snow was falling with bitter cold temperatures in the thin air as the 34-year-old Maine native competed in the Women's 10km pursuit. During the event, athletes ski a challenging course between four ranges, firing two times each at targets while in both standing up and in the prone (laying down) position.
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Maine’s Clare Egan 38th in Olympic biathlon pursuit race

Cape Elizabeth’s Clare Egan placed 38th in the women’s biathlon 10-kilometer pursuit race at the Beijing Olympics on Sunday. The 34-year-old Egan was the second-fastest of the three Americans in the race and trailed gold medalist Marte Olsbu Roeiseland of Norway by 5 minutes, 30.1 seconds in the field of the top 60 competitors from Friday’s 7.5-kilometer sprint event.

Cape Elizabeth's Clare Egan qualifies for biathlon pursuit race in Beijing Winter Olympics

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine — A Cape Elizabeth native is competing in her second Olympic Games in a sport traditionally dominated by European countries: biathlon. Biathlon combines cross-country skiing and target shooting. It is the top-rated winter sport on European TV, according to U.S. Biathlon. One of the top U.S. biathletes is Clare Egan, who graduated from Cape Elizabeth High School.

Cape Elizabeth native Clare Egan leads US to best-ever biathlon mixed relay result at Winter Olympics

BEIJING, China — Team USA made history in the biathlon 4x6km mixed relay at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Saturday, led by Cape Elizabeth native Clare Egan. Although the U.S. finished in seventh in the race, missing the podium, Egan delivered a standout performance. She skied the second leg for the U. S. in the event, which combines skiing and shooting.

Tough Day for UNH Grad Clare Egan in 15km Women’s Biathlon

It was a hard day of competition for UNH graduate Clare Egan in the Women’s 15km individual early Monday at the Winter Olympics in China. Egan missed three targets, which added three minutes to her time and contributed to a 39th place finish. Fellow Team USA member Deedra Irwin finished in 7th, Joanne Reid finished 57th, and Susan Dunklee 63rd in the field of 89.
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Cape Elizabeth’s Clare Egan, Team USA 7th in biathlon mixed relay

Cape Elizabeth’s Clare Egan helped Team USA to its best mixed relay biathlon finish in U.S. Olympic history in Beijing early Saturday morning. The U.S. team of Susan Dunklee, Egan, Sean Doherty and Paul Schommer placed seventh in the event in a time of 1 hour, 8 minutes and 58.3 seconds for the 4-by-6-kilometer event.

UNH Grad Clare Egan Competes in First Winter Olympic Event

UNH graduate Clare Egan and the U.S. women's biathalon team finished seventh in her first day of competition Saturday at the Winter Olympics in China. Competing in blustry conditions the result tied the best-ever finish for Team USA in an Olympic mixed relay, equaling their seventh place at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games.
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Flowers for Clare Egan in Antholz

U.S. Biathlon Team and Craftsbury Green Racing Project athlete Clare Egan of Cape Elizabeth, Maine and Lake Placid recently grabbed the second-best finish of her career. Egan finished in fourth place in Friday’s 15km Women’s Individual competition in Antholz, Italy. The result comes after Egan went home for Christmas and skipped the Oberhof World Cup to prepare for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing.