High Point native Heather Bergsma placed eighth in the women's 1500 meter speed skating event Monday morning in the Winter Olympics.
Bergsma finished in 1:56.74. Her teammate Brittany Bowe placed fifth with a 1:55.54 time.
Bergsma, a High Point Central grad, will compete in several more events during the Olympics in PyeongChang:
- 1,000 meter
- 500 meter
- Team pursuit
- Mass start
The 1,000-meter race will be Wednesday at 5 a.m.
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