The 2018 Winter Games

Shajid Hasan, Editor

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The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, have come to a close. The opening ceremony was as spectacular as ever, with athletes across the globe marching together as we celebrate sport and competition. In a surprising act, North Korea and South Korea marched as one nation. The games ended with Norway in first and the U.S. finishing fourth in the medal count.

The United States is brought 244 athletes to these Winter Games. Here’s who placed:

  • Mikaela Shiffrin, Gold – Alpine Skiing (Women’s Giant Slalom)
  • Mikaela Shiffrin, Silver – Alpine Skiing (Women’s Combined)
  • Lindsey Vonn, Bronze – Alpine Skiing (Women’s Downhill)
  • Lauren Gibbs & Elana Meyers Taylor, Silver – Bobsled (Women’s)
  • Kikkan Randall & Jessie Diggins, Gold – Cross-Country (Women’s Team Sprint)
  • Team USA, Gold – Curling (Men’s Tournament)
  • Maia Shibutani & Alex Shibutani, Bronze – Figure Skating (Ice Dance)
  • Brita Sigourney, Bronze – Freestlye Skiing (Women’s Halfpipe)
  • David Wise, Gold – Freestyle Skiing (Men’s Halfpipe)
  • Alex Ferreira, Silver – Freestyle Skiing (Men’s Halfpipe)
  • Nick Goepper, Silver – Freestyle Skiing (Men’s Slopestyle)
  • Team USAGold – Hockey (Women’s Tournament)
  • Chris MazdzerSilver – Luge (Men’s Singles)
  • John-Henry Krueger, Silver – Short Track (Men’s 1000m)
  • Carlijn Schoutens, Heather Bergsma, Brittany Bowe, & Mia Manganello, Bronze – Speed Skating (Women’s Team Pursuit)
  • Shaun WhiteGold – Snowboarding (Men’s Halfpipe)
  • Chloe KimGold – Snowboarding (Women’s Halfpipe)
  • Red GerardGold – Snowboarding (Men’s Slopestyle)
  • Jamie AndersonGold – Snowboarding (Women’s Slopestyle)
  • Kyle Mack, Silver – Snowboarding (Men’s Big Air)
  • Jamie Anderson, Silver – Snowboarding (Women’s Big Air)
  • Arielle GoldBronze – Snowboarding (Women’s Halfpipe)

The next Olympic Games will be the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo, and the next Winter Games will be in 2022 in Bejing.

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