March 22, 2018

Olympic 2018 Medal Count: Updated Country Tally After Thursday Morning

25 February 2018, 03:03 | Christie Tate

After the Winter Olympics: What these athletes did when their competing days were over

Fireworks on display over the Olympic Park during the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Klaebo won gold in the 30-kilometer skiathlon, the 4x10-meter relay and the sprint classic at the Winter Games to tie French biathlete Martin Fourcade for the most gold medals at Pyeongchang. The two siblings became the first ice dancers of Asian descent to win an Olympic medal, according to NBC Olympics.

Under that same "stretch" scenario across all sports, the document said the USA could win 59 medals, which would've shattered its 37 medal haul in 2010, the all-time mark for any Winter team. In the former, Norway's foursome was just 55 seconds off ancient rival Sweden's gold medal time; the victory gave the Swedes just their 11th medal of the Games. Codie Bascue piloted his sled from 12th to ninth place and sits 0.53 out of medal contention.

And Team Koe suffered a 7-4 loss against Switzerland in men's curling, losing the bronze medal. The medal standings of the Olympic games-2018 - to-date information about the number of medals won by the athletes from all countries participating in the Games.

That doesn't mean there won't be a few Olympic athletes who convert their medals, and their heavy TV exposure in Pyeongchang, into commercial riches either with endorsements or by appearing on other TV programs.

- SWEDEN MEN'S CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING: Always a force in these events, they failed to medal in cross-country. She won the giant slalom but was fourth in the slalom, her best event.

Ashley was joined at the news conference by four USA medalists, including Lindsey Vonn, who a few days earlier gave an impassioned plea to not judge everything by the numbers of medals collected. The duo was originally looking to compete in the two-man bobsleigh competition at PyeongChang 2018, but instead, they made a decision to focus on the four-man competition with Won and Seo.

The alpine combined podium!Congrats, ladies!

Speaking of Russian Federation, the nation's athletes finally have their first gold of PyeongChang, as 15-year-old Alina Zagitova edged teammate Evgenia Medvedeva for first place in the women's figure skating event.

Summerland's Justin Kripps goes for a second gold in bobsleigh when he begins his first run this evening.

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- ELANA MEYERS TAYLOR: The American bobsledder's career was almost derailed by a concussion, but she won silver in South Korea - despite a bad Achilles'.

Kelsey Serwa of Kelowna takes home the gold in women's ski cross for third straight Games. His score of 97.2 edged out teammate Alex Ferreira, who got the silver, while New Zealand's Nico Porteous grabbed the bronze.

Ireen Wüst, of the Netherlands, also won multiple medals, but she won one more than Radord. She finished second to Austria's Anna Gasser while New Zealand's Zoi Sadowski-Synnott claimed bronze.

Competition in PyeongChang will conclude with the cross-country women's 30km event.

- CHLOE KIM: The 17-year-old from Torrance, California, was one of the Olympics' early darlings by dominating the women's halfpipe snowboarding final and soaring to a gold medal.

The Pyeongchang games will also enable established winter stars such as Shiffrin, 22, to add to their stable of sponsors. Women's hockey also benefited in general with a thrilling six-round shootout for gold - the first in the women's gold-medal game.

While a lot of attention was paid to slopestyle silver and bronze medallists Max Parrot and Mark McMorris, it was fellow Canadian Sébastien Toutant who won the inaugural Olympic big air gold.

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