Norway's Bjoergen equals Winter Olympics medal record of 13 in PyeongChang

Canada’s Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford perform in the pair figure skating short program in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea Feb. 14 2018

Republic of Korea's Yun Sung-bin sent the home crowd at the Olympic Sliding Centre into raptures with his victory in the PyeongChang 2018 men's skeleton final on Friday 16 February. He's been dominant for so many years.

Yun set course records with each of his first two runs and already boasted an advantage of 0.74s by that stage. Tregubov won that battle, edging Dom Parsons of Britain. Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel won silver at Yongpyong Alpine Center while Federica Brignone of Italy got bronze.

The two fastest teams after the semi-finals will race again for gold while the two slowest fight it out for the bronze medal.

Maxim LaPierre made it a 3-0 margin for the Canadians in the third period and Gilbert Brule rounded it out with a late powerplay goal.

Kendall Coyne scored for the Americans.

Savchenko and Massot scored 159.31 points in their program, which gave them 235.90 points overall.

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"It feels unbelievable to win Olympic gold", said Yun. Australia's Jarryd Hughes won silver and Spain's Regino Hernandez got bronze. Norway claimed the champion in a time of 51:24.3.

Mikaela Shriffin of the United States was unable to defend her women's slalom gold from 2014, unexpectedly taking fourth place in her second event of these games.

As expected, Norway have continued to collect medals in multiple events, and Aksel Lund Svindal added to the haul in the men's downhill skiing on Thursday.



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