Brendan Green's relay team places 7th in final Olympic race
Hay River, N.W.T. athlete raced third in men's relay race for biathlon
A Northern Olympian and his men's biathlon relay team have placed 7th in their final Olympic race Saturday morning.
Hay River's Brendan Green raced third for the team.
The town has been watching Green's results closely every step of the way.
"It isn't easy for us to get a feed on the biathlon, so everybody is emailing and phoning in the middle of the night, you know...when the races have been fogged out and delayed," sayd Bob White, Green's former cross-country ski coach.
"So we're all up in the middle of the night, we're all sort of groggy during the day, but it's just a kind of tingly kind of feeling. And I am really thinking something special will happen [today]."
Team Canada was a medal contender for this final race, but Green says it's still a strong finish.
Other Canadians on the biathlon relay team include Jean-Philippe Le Guellec of Shannon, Quebec, Regina's Scott Perras, and Calgary's Nathan Smith.