Alpine Skiing

The Men’s Giant Slalom finals were held at the Yongpyong Alpine Centre. Marcel Hirscher, Austrian athlete, easily dominated the field the second run, winning by almost 1.27 seconds. Having already won men’s giant slalom and men’s alpine combined skiing, Hirscher is the first man to win both skiing events in the same Winter games. The medalists in this event are as follows:

Gold: Marcel Hirscher (Austria)

Silver: Henrik Kristoffersen (Norway)

Bronze: Alexis Pinturault (France)

Image: Marcel Hirscher secures his second gold in Men’s Giant Slalom. (Image courtesy of Dimitar Dilkoff)


The Men’s 15km Mass Start Biathlon was held at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre. With a spectacular shooting and skiing performance, Martin Fourcade secured a gold, becoming France’s most successful athlete of all time. The medalists of this event are as follows:

Gold: Martin Fourcade (France)

Silver: Simon Schempp (Germany)

Bronze: Emil Hegle Svendsen (Norway)

Illustration: Amy Chen 

Cross Country Skiing

The Men’s 4x 10 km Cross Country Skiing Relay was held at the Alpensia Cross Country Centre. In the very close and thrilling final lap, the lead changed several times as the Norwegian and OAR teams competed for gold. The medalist for this event are as follows:

Gold: Norway

Silver: OAR

Bronze: France

Image: Team Norway, which is comprised of Didrik Toenseth, Martin Johnsrud Sundby, Simen Hegstad Krueger, and Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo, celebrate their victory. (Photo courtesy of Xinhua)

Freestyle Skiing

The men’s slopestyle and aerial events were held at Phoenix Park. The medals for each event respectively are as follows:


Gold: Oystein Braaten (Norway)

Silver: Nick Goepper (USA)

Bronze: Alex Beaulieu-Marchand (Canada)


Gold: Oleksandr Abramenko (Ukraine)

Silver: Zongyang Jia (China)

Bronze: Ilia Burov (OAR)

Image: Abramenko celebrating his victory after the aerial event. (Photo courtesy of The Associated Press.)


The ladies’ 500m was held today at the Gangneung Oval. The victor, Nao Kodaira, broke the Olympic record previously held by Sang-Hwa Lee. The medalists are:

Gold: Nao Kodaira

Silver: Sang-Hwa Lee

Bronze: Karolina Erbanova

Image: Sang-Hwa Lee competes in the final. (Image courtesy of Ju Huanzong)


The Men’s and Women’s Curling Round Robin sessions were continued at the Gangneung Curling Centre. The Canadian women’s curling team won against Switzerland while the Canadian men’s curling team lost to Switzerland. The event will continue until 23 February 2018.

Image: Canadian Brent Laing (left) and Ben Herbert (right) sweep the ice during their match. (Photo courtesy of AP Photo)