China has won 6 gold medals till now at the Beijing Winter Olympics, surpassing the previous record of five gold medals at Vancouver 2010.
Teen snowboarder Su Yiming of China won gold in the Snowboard Big Air, adding to his silver medal in last week’s Slopestyle event.17-year old Su is China’s youngest Winter Olympic champion.
World cup winner, Switzerland’s Corinne Suter won gold in the Women’s Downhill. Italian teammates, Sofia Goggia and Nadia Delago took silver and bronze respectively.
A dramatic finish in Men’s Biathlon 4×7.5km Relay witnessed a gold medal win by Norway. France won silver and the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) took silver. With France’s silver, Quentin Fillon Maillet makes history as the first biathlete to win five medals in a single Games. According to Beijing 2022, he is also the first male Winter Olympian to win five medals in a single Games since Lake Placid 1980.
Germany swept the Two Man Bobsled podium Francesco Friedrich captured gold, Johannes Lochner won silver and Christoph Hafer got bronze. Friedrich is a 13-time world champion across two-man, four-man and team events, and is regarded as the most decorated pilot in bobsledding world championship history.
Switzerland’s Mathilde Gremaud won gold in the women’s Freeski Slopestyle, with the best score of 86.56. Olympic sensation Eileen Gu of China took silver, with the best score of 86.23 and Estonia’s Kelly Sildaru won her first Olympic medal, picking up bronze with a score of 82.06.
Jorgen Graabak of Norway took home a brilliant gold medal in the Men’s Individual Large Hill/10km Nordic Combined by pipping teammate Jens Luras Oftebro on the line by 0.4 seconds. Japan’s Akito Watabe took the bronze.
Austria’s Anna Gasser retains her Olympic title after winning gold in the Women’s Snowboard Big Air. Zoi Sadowski-Synnott took the silver — taking home New Zealand’s second medal of the Games and Japan’s Kokomo Murase took the bronze.
Canada and Norway took Women’s and Men’s Team Pursuit gold in dominant manner.