Short Track Speed Skating: Choi Min-Jeong Is a Gold Medalist in Women’s 1500m

Choi Min-Jeong

South Korean athlete, Choi Min-jeong became a gold medalist of women’s 1500m race in short track speed skating. She finished in 2 minutes 24.948 seconds.Choi shared that she dreamt a lot about becoming an Olympic champion: “It’s been the biggest dream of mine for four years. I can’t put it into words. I’m so proud. […]

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Biathlon: Anastasiya Kuzmina Wins Women’s Mass Start and Gets Her Third Medal of 2018 PyeongChang

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Anastasiya Kuzmina from Slovakia won a gold medal in women’s mass start by finishing in 35 minutes 23.0 seconds. It’s the third medal of the athlete at these Olympics as she already has 2 silver medals in individual and pursuit. Moreover, she is 2-time Olympic gold medalist in sprint of 2010 and 2014 and is […]

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Cross-Country Skiing: Norway Finished First in Women’s 4 × 5 Km Relay

Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg, Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen, Ragnhild Haga and Marit Bjoergen

Norwegian team, consisting of Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg, Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen, Ragnhild Haga and Marit Bjoergen, won gold in the 4 × 5 km relay after finishing in 51:24.3. This medal became the 13th one for Marit Bjoergen, making the cross-country skier the most successful Winter Olympian of all time along with her countryman Ole Einar […]

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Alpine Skiing: Ester Ledecka Wins Women’s Super-G and Brings the First Gold Medal in Alpine Skiing to the Czech Republic

Ester Ledecka

Czech alpine skier, Ester Ledecka, gained her first Olympic gold as well as the first gold in alpine skiing for her country. She finished the Super-G race in 1 minute 21.11 seconds.Ledecka admitted that first she couldn’t believe in her victory: “I was wondering what just happened. Is this a kind of mistake? I was […]

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Figure Skating: Yuzuru Hanyu Wins in Men’s Singles

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After being ranked first in short program, Yuzuru Hanyu (Japan) was the main candidate for the Olympic gold in men’s singles and he managed to meet hopes of his fans. The athlete was on the second place after presenting his freestyle program. In total, Hanyu earned 317.85 points and became a gold medalist. It’s the […]

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Freestyle Skiing: Sarah Hoefflin Gains Gold in Ladies’ Ski Slopestyle

Sarah Hoefflin

Sarah Hoefflin from Switzerland, a winner of 2018 Winter X Games in Big Air, won gold in women’s ski slopestyle. Her best result after three runs was 91.20 points.Mathilde Gremaud, also from Switzerland, won silver with the best result of 88.00 points. And British freestyle skier, Isabel Atkin, won bronze, gaining 84.60 points.The other finalists […]

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Figure Skating: Yuzuru Hanyu Leads in Men’s Singles after Presenting the Short Program

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Today, the short program in men’s single figure skating took place in PyeongChang. Though the names of medalists will be known after the results of both short program and free skating, which is scheduled for February 16, we already have the first candidates for medals.Yuzuru Hanyu, a Japanese figure skater, earned 111.68 points and, at […]

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Freestyle Skiing: Hanna Huskova Is an Olympic Champion in Aerials

Hanna Huskova, Zhang Xin and Kong Fanyu

Hanna Huskova from Belarus became an Olympic champion in women’s aerials, scoring 94.15 points in the first round, 85.05 points in the second round and 96.14 points in Round 3.Silver and bronze medals were earned by Chinese athletes. Zhang Xin became a silver medalist while Kong Fanyu gained bronze.Alla Tsuper (Belarus) (gold medalist of 2014 […]

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Speed Skating: Esmee Visser Wins 5000m and Brings 11th Medal to Netherlands in Speed Skating

Esmee Visser

Esmee Visser won women’s 5000m event, finishing in 6 minutes 50.23 seconds, and gained her first Olympic medal. The athlete brought the 11th medal to the Dutch speed skating team at 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang.Martina Sablikova from Czech Republic, 3-time gold medalist of 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics, earned a silver medal after finishing in […]

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Alpine Skiing: Frida Hansdotter Got Her First Olympic Medal in Slalom

Frida Hansdotter

Swedish alpine skier, Frida Hansdotter, won her first Olympic gold by finishing first in women’s slalom. After 2 runs, her total time was 1:38.63. This victory made Hansdotter the second Swedish woman to win the Olympic slalom after Anja Parson in 2006. Moreover, being 32 years and 65 days old, she became the second oldest […]

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