Finalists in women's Curling at the Olympics

Ruben Hill
February 24, 2018

The disappointing Winter Olympics for the US figure skating team came to a conclusion Thursday night in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

United States hockey team celebrate with their gold medals after beating Canada in the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

After the accomplishments in the 2016-2017 season, she came into the limelight ahead of the first Winter Olympic Games on Korean soil.

Nathan Chen rallies from 17th to 5th place overall with a historic free skate, where he attempted six quads and landed five cleanly.

Adam Rippon closes out his competitive experience in PyeongChang with a 10th-place finish. Among those retiring are ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, who won double gold in Pyeongchang, three-time world champion Patrick Chan, and two-time world pairs champions Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, who captured bronze.

France's Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron capture silver in their Olympic debuts.

Team USA's Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue placed fourth overall at their first Winter Games. With their final shot, Team USA secured a spot in the gold medal game. She's the second-youngest person to ever win this event.

Yevgenia Medvedeva, who trains with Zagitova, took home the silver medal.

There was a shock in the men's slalom as the favourites Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen both imploded, allowing Sweden's Andre Myhrer to become the event's oldest champion at 35 years and 42 days.

Last but not least, the American team of Carlijn Schoutens, Heather Bergsma, Brittany Bowe and Mia Manganello took the bronze in speed skating's women's team pursuit, as Team USA defeated Canada by four-tenths of a second to claim the medal.

The 20-year-old was the highest-placing American in ninth with an overall score of 192.35, while Nagasu was 10th and Chen took 11th. She also won a bronze in the team event.

Mirai Nagasu, competing at her second Olympics, finished 10th overall.

Vonn, 33 and competing at her last Olympics, led the combined after the downhill race, but only lasted a couple of gates in the slalom before skiing out.

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