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Highlights From The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Highlights From The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

There were so many stand-outs at the Winter Olympics this year, it would take a book to describe them all properly. Here are a few historic firsts from the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea and a final medal count by country.

Historic firsts at the Winter Olympics:

Mirai Nagasu became the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics.

24-year-old Mirai Nagasu completed a flawless routine during the women’s free skate at the team competition. (courtesy photo)

California’s Chloe Kim Snow, 17, took home the gold in the halfpipe competition. She became the youngest woman to win a medal in snowboarding at the Olympics.

Chloe Kim, of the United States, reacts to her score during the women’s halfpipe. (courtesy photo)

Lindsey Vonn, 33, became the oldest woman to win a medal at the Winter Olympics in Alpine Skiing. “It’s my last downhill. I wish I could keep going,” Von said.

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Fun fact, Lindsey Vonn is a hree-time medal winner. (courtesy photo)

15-year-old Russian athlete Alina Zagitova became the second youngest woman to ever win the gold medal in the ladies individual figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics.

15-year-old Alina Zagitova took home the gold after an intense skating final. (courtesy photo)

Now the Winter Olympics are finished after 19 days. Norway took home 39 medals, 14 of them were gold in sports like cross-country skiing, and more medals from other skiing events from jumping to downhill. Germany came in second with 31 total medals and 14 gold medals, and Canada finished in third with 29 medals, 11 of which were gold. After a number of historic wins for the United States late in the Games, Team USA finished fourth with 23 total medals, including nine golds.

 

Here is a final metal count by country:

Norway: 39 medals

14 gold, 14 silver, 11 bronze

Germany: 31 medals

14 gold, 10, silver, 7 bronze

Canada: 29 medals

11 gold, 8 silver, 10 bronze

United States: 23 medals

9 gold, 8 silver, 6 bronze

Netherlands: 20 medals

8 gold, 6 silver, 6 bronze

South Korea: 17 medals

5 gold, 8 silver, 4 bronze

Olympic Athletes from Russia: 17 medals

2 gold, 6 silver, 9 bronze

Switzerland: 15 medals

5 gold, 6 silver, 4 bronze

France: 15 medals

5 gold, 4 silver, 6 bronze

Sweden: 14 medals

7 gold, 6 silver, 1 bronze

Austria: 14 medals

5 gold, 3 silver, 6 bronze

Japan: 13 medals

4 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze

Italy: 10 medals

3 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze

China: 9 medals

1 gold, 6 silver, 2 bronze

Czech Republic: 7 medals

2 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze

Finland: 6 medals

1 gold, 1 silver, 4 bronze

Great Britain: 5 medals

1 gold, 4 bronze

Belarus: 3 medals

2 gold, 1 silver

Slovakia: 3 medals

1 gold, 2 silver

Australia: 3 medals

2 silver, 1 bronze

Poland: 2 medals

1 gold, 1 bronze

Slovenia: 2 medals

1 silver, 1 bronze

Spain: 2 medals

2 bronze

New Zealand: 2 medals

2 bronze

Hungary: 1 medal

1 gold

Ukraine: 1 medal

1 gold

Belgium: 1 medal

1 silver

Kazakhstan: 1 medal

1 bronze

Latvia: 1 medal

1 bronze

Liechtenstein: 1 medal

1 bronze


Cover photo: Model in Koche Spring 2018

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