Sweden beats Norway for Biathlon glory

Tweet Evgeni Vakov and Zuzanna Marciniak bring you all the action from day 14 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Sweden took a surprising gold medal during the men’s biathlon 4×7.5km relay, taking their second gold following Hanna Oeberg’s triumph in the women’s 15km individual. The Swedish quartet Peppe Fleming, Jesper Nelin, Sebastian Samuelsson and Fredrik Lindstroem finished 55.5 second clear of Norway thanks to almost perfect shooting, using only seven spare rounds with no penalty loops. Similarly to what he did in Sochi four years ago Emil Hegle…

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Myhrer takes surprising slalom gold

Tweet Evgeni Vakov and Zuzanna Marciniak bring you all the action from day 13 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Sweden’s Andre Myhrer became the oldest alpine skiing slalom winner after he claimed the gold in PyeongChang at the age of 35. Myhrer finished 0.34 seconds ahead of Switzerland’s Ramon Zenhaeusern and 0.67 seconds ahead of Austria Michael Matt. Slalom’s favourite, Marcel Hirscher who has already won two golds at 2018 Winter Olympics, crashed in his first run and did not finish the race. The leader after the first…

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Goggia wins downhill, Vonn third

Tweet Evgeni Vakov and Zuzanna Marciniak bring you all the action from day 12 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Sofia Goggia became the first Italian to win the women’s downhill at the Winter Olympics, with her victory in Wednesday’s race. Goggia, the leader of the World Cup downhill standings, finished 0.09 seconds ahead of Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway and 0.47 seconds ahead of United States’ Lindsey Vonn. This is set to be the last Winter Olympics for Vonn, who won the downhill back in Vancouver 2010 but did…

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Christie’s Olympic misfortune continues

Tweet Evgeni Vakov and Zuzanna Marciniak bring you all the action from day 11 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Britain’s Elise Christie suffered yet another disappointment in the Olympic short track, as she was disqualified during the women’s 1 000m heats for causing a collision. Those are the second consecutive Olympic Games for the 2017 World Champion in both 1 000 and 1 500m, Christie after she was disqualified from all events in Sochi four years ago. Elise Christie has been given a yellow card. She’s out of…

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Canada/Germany share bobsleigh gold

Tweet Evgeni Vakov and Zuzanna Marciniak bring you all the action from day 10 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The Alpensia Sliding Centre produced yet another nail biting finish during the two-man bobsleigh competition final heat. At the end of the two-day four-run competition spectators witnessed a dead heat for the gold medal between Justin Kripps/Alexander Kopacz of Canada and Francesco Friedrich/Thorsten Margis of Germany. Both pairs finished with a cumulative time of 3:16.86 over the four runs with Latvian pair of Oskars Melbardis/Janis Strenga just 0.05 seconds…

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Fourcade wins biathlon thriller

Tweet Evgeni Vakov and Zuzanna Marciniak bring you all the action from day nine of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Martin Fourcade from France won the dramatic biathlon men’s 15km mass start, taking his second gold medal in PyeongChang. Current world champion in the discipline Simon Schempp from Germany lost the photo finish against Fourcade by less than 10cm. It was a redemption for Fourcade who was a victim of almost identical situation in Sochi four years ago, losing to today’s bronze medalist Emil Hegle Svendsen of Norway. Svendsen…

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