Pyeongchang: Wendy Holdener led a strong Switzerland team to alpine team skiing gold on Saturday, as Norway took bronze to set a new record of 38 medals at a Winter Olympics. Gold medallist Switzerland's team celebrates on the podium during the victory ceremony. Switzerland won the final against an Austrian quartet missing double gold medallist Marcel Hirscher for the inaugural title as the event made its debut.
Holdener, who won silver in the slalom and bronze in the combined, then took up the Swiss standard to comfortably better Katharina Gallhuber, a bronze medalist in the slalom, by a tenth of a second to put the Swiss up. A really special three weeks for me. The first new event since super-G joined the Alpine program at Calgary three decades ago, each tie had two heats for men and two for women racers with the times of the fastest of each sex for each nation combined to decide draws.
Halfway through the Summer Olympics in Sydney, he and his rifle-toting teammates were finished with their events, and the U. Olympic Committee and team officials had ordered them to turn in the keys to their three-story house and head back to the States. But Lakatos didn't want to leave.
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We are in the middle of two glorious weeks that only come around every four years. It is the Winter Olympics, and now more than usual, female athletes matter a whole lot. The back-to-back s of snowboarder Chloe Kim, the speed of skiers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin, and the triple axel of figure skater Mirai Nagasu are covered and celebrated broadly.
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Results for Sex Olympics. Since winning gold in the Olympicsrunner Caster Semenya has faced a constant battle to justify her sex as female:. At 18, Caster Semenya was forced to go through sex testing after officials doubted her meter world championship. Now, Semenya is being forced to take medication to lower her testosterone levels if she wants to compete in the Olympics More:.
Peter Seisenbacher born 25 March is a judo coach and retired judoka from Austria. After retiring from competitions, Seisenbacher worked as a judo coach, in Austria, Georgia —and Azerbaijan — Under his guidance, the Georgian team won 2 gold, 3 silver, and 4 bronze medals at European championships, one bronze medal at world championships, and an Olympic gold medal in