Kikkan Randall has been Diagnosed with Cancer

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Heart breaking news from Anchorage, as Olympic Gold Medalist Kikkan Randall announced on social media that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Randall in her post wrote that she was recently diagnosed, and that she has returned to Anchorage for treatment.
Randall caught the hearts of the US with Jessie Diggins as they won gold in the women's team sprint race at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
They both were the first American women to ever win a medal in cross country skiing.
That was Randall's 5th and final Winter Olympics, and she finished as one America's most decorated cross country skiers.
Also in her post she stated that she has started chemo this week.
Randall was a standout athlete from East High school for cross country and skiing, a long-time member of the Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Program and has competed in the World Cup Circuit for years.
According to Randall they were able to catch it early on and that the prognosis was good.