Britain’s Fuller victim of weather conditions

Evgeni Vakov and Zuzanna Marciniak bring you all the action on day three of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.

Great Britain’s medal favourite Aimee Fuller ended up 17th after suffering a heavy crash on her second run due to heavy wind during the women’s snowboard slopestyle.

Jamie Anderson from the United States retained the gold she won in Sochi four years ago, silver went to Canada’s Laurie Blouin and bronze to Finland’s Enni Rukajarvi.

Canada added first gold to their medal tally, after winning the figure skating team event.

The Canadians finished seven points ahead of The Olympic Athletes from Russia who came second and the United States who won bronze.

Mikael Kingsbury from Canada won the men’s moguls event going one better than he did in Sochi.

Silver went to Australian Matt Graham with Japan’s Daichi Hara who led after the second round taking bronze.

Germany’s Laura Dahlmeier won her second gold medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics after taking the women’s biathlon 10km pursuit, following her sprint win on day one.

Second came Anastasiya Kuzmina from Slovakia while France’s Anais Bescond took the bronze climbing up from 19th following the sprint.

Kuzmina outskied Dahlmeier but four misses on the shooting range prevented her from beating the German who made only a single mistake.

In the men’s 12.5km pursuit heavy favorite Martin Fourcade repeated his success from Sochi after starting eighth and making a single mistake on the first prone shooting.

Sweden’s Sebastian Samuelson took a surprising silver with 2017 sprint world champion Benedikt Doll from Germany rounding up the podium.

It was another day to forget for Johannes Thingnes Boe who made a total of six mistakes and finished outside the top 20.

Norway won their second gold medal of the games thanks to Maren Lundby in the women’s ski jumping competition which similarly to the men’s event on Saturday was held in difficult wind condition and was delayed on several occasions.

Silver went to Katharina Althaus from Germany while Sara Takanashi from Japan took bronze.

Once again it was a Dutch gold in the Gangeung Oval after Ireen Wust took the 1 500m women’s event.

Silver went for Japan’s Miho Takagi 0.2 seconds behind while another Dutch, Marrit Leenstra ended up with the bronze, being 0.71 seconds behind Takagi.

For a second day in a row, heavy wind prevented the alpine skiing competitions from beginning with the women’s giant slalom being postponed until Thursday, resulting in a two event day since the men’s downhill was also rescheduled for that day.

The top three in the medals table remains the same following day three of the games with Germany leading with four gold, one silver and two bronze medals, followed by the Netherlands three, two, two and Norway two, four, three.

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