Winter Olympics 2018: US Hockey Loses in Overtime, Medals Table, Results and Schedule

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The United States men’s hockey organisation blew a two-goal lead in a opening diversion and mislaid to Slovenia, 3-2, in overtime. Earlier, Japan kick Korea, 4-1, in a politically charged women’s hockey showdown.

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Japan kick Korea, 4-1, in a politically charged women’s hockey matchup.CreditChang W. Lee/The New York Times

Slovenia Beats U.S. in Overtime

Jan Mursak scored 38 seconds into overtime — his second idea of a diversion — as Slovenia rallied from a two-goal necessity in a third duration to jolt a United States, 3-2, in overtime in their men’s hockey opener.

Japan Beats Korea, 4-1, in Women’s Hockey

In a diversion complicated with domestic overtones, Japan kick Korea’s one women’s hockey team, 4-1. The feat was Japan’s initial in 3 trips to a Olympics, and Korea’s idea was a usually one it scored in a Games. The Koreans, bolstered by a dozen North Koreans and a handful of players lifted in North America, went 0-3 and was outscored by 20-1.

Tobiases Win Again in Luge

The organisation of Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt of Germany steady as doubles luge champions by a small reduction than a tenth of a second over dual runs.

More Dutch Gold

Jorien ter Mors won a women’s 1,000-meter speedskating race, creation a Dutch organisation five-for-five in a competition so distant during these Games.

Brittany Bowe of a United States was fourth.

Ter Mors had won dual bullion medals in Sochi, a 1,500-meter prolonged lane competition and a short-track relay.

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Shaun White after finishing his third run in a halfpipe.CreditChang W. Lee/The New York Times

Shaun White Does It Again

Shaun White, a snowboarding legend, landed back-to-back 1440s in his final run to explain a bullion medal. After holding a early lead, White had slipped to second behind Ayumu Hirano of Japan.

On his winning run, White soared high above a pipe, ran off a run of staggeringly formidable tricks and landed them all. The result, a measure of 97.75, won him his third bullion medal. Full coverage: here.

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Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China competing in a pairs brief program.CreditJames Hill for The New York Times

Pairs Skating

Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China had a best measure in a brief module of a pairs event. They were followed by Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of Russia and Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada.

“I was really romantic today,” Sui said. “Even when we was putting on my makeup, we was already crying. we only felt really nervous. But after we got on a ice and finished a slight we satisfied there’s all there is to it.”

The sole American pair, Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim, placed 14th, good adequate to make a final on Thursday. The North Korean skaters Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik were 11th. Their aim was to finish in a tip 16 among a 22 pairs in a brief program, enabling them to attend in a prolonged module on Thursday.

Frenzel Repeats

Eric Frenzel of Germany won back-to-back bullion medals in a normal mountain Nordic total event.

Frenzel placed fifth in a ski jumping portion, and so started 36 seconds behind a initial skier. But he held adult fast and assimilated a organisation of 4 in a front of a pack. He outsprinted them all during a finish to repeat as a event’s bullion medalist.

“It was utterly a tough competition given a breeze on a lane was not so easy,” he said.

Slalom Delayed

Mikaela Shiffrin will have to wait to start going for bullion as a women’s slalom was behind until Friday given of high winds. The hulk slalom, already behind once, is scheduled for Thursday.

Here’s What You Missed:

  • Stina Nilsson of Sweden won a women’s cross-country scurry race. An American, Jessica Diggins, done a six-woman final, though missed out on a medal, finishing sixth. No American has won a cross-country award given Bill Koch took home a china in 1976. The scurry competition was in a classical skiing style, that Americans have prolonged struggled with.

  • Marcel Hirscher of Austria won his initial Olympic gold, in a Alpine total event. Hirscher, who had won 6 universe championships but an Olympic gold, skied an glorious 12th in a downhill portion, not his best event. He afterwards destroyed a slalom, recording a best time.

  • Chloe Kim, a 17-year-old American snowboarding phenom, won a women’s halfpipe. She dazzled from a start with a measure of 93.75 on her initial run, and no one came tighten to violence that mark. On her third and final run, with a bullion award clinched, she executed a feat path that scored 98.25. The china went to Liu Jiayu of China, with 89.75, and Arielle Gold of the United States had a clever third run, scoring 85.75.

Here’s What’s Next:

  • After several continue delays, Mikaela Shiffrin finally starts her query for mixed Olympic bullion medals in a hulk slalom.

  • The fastest group on skis will contest in downhill skiing.

  • The pairs figure skating eventuality will climax a champion.

  • The dual best teams in a world, a U.S. and Canada, will accommodate in a women’s hockey rough turn game.

Victor Mather is a ubiquitous assignment sports contributor and editor.  

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