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  • News | Vancouver 2010

    Yuna Kim turns Bond girl on 23 February 2010 en route to historic victory

    Yuna Kim is part of Olympic Winter Games history. Hers was one of the standout stories of Vancouver 2010, as she won the Republic of Korea’s first figure skating gold medal with a world record 228.56 points. It all began on 23 February with a stunning short programme routine choreographed to the James Bond theme music.
    23 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Vancouver 2010, Figure Skating, Republic of Korea
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Secrets of monobob with Canada’s Cynthia Appiah

    The heartbreak of not competing at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 drives Cynthia Appiah. After coming so close to achieving her ambition, the Canadian former bobsleigh brakewoman decided to quit the sport’s team event and take up the new Olympic winter discipline of monobob in an attempt to compete at Beijing 2022. She tells us why it is an exciting time to be at the cutting edge of her sport.
    23 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Bobsleigh, Canada, Beijing 2022
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang Powered: Snowboarder Sadowski-Synnott hits the heights

    Zoi Sadowski-Synnott may have stunned herself as much as the watching world by grabbing the women’s big air bronze at PyeongChang 2018 at the age of just 16, but the New Zealander has run red hot ever since. Using her shock Olympic medal as a launchpad, the snowboarder has won just about every title going in the intervening two years. 
    22 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Big Air, Slopestyle, Beijing 2022
  • News | Nagano 1998

    Bjørn Daehlie ends his Olympic career in style at Nagano 1998

    Bjørn Daehlie competed at his last Games in 1998 in Nagano, at the age of 30. He had already racked up eight Olympic medals – including five golds – since Albertville 1992 Winter Olympic Games. In the snow in Hakuba, he won another four medals, including three golds, finishing on 22 February, the day of the Closing Ceremony, with an epic victory at the 50km finish line.
    22 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway, Nagano 1998
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Queen of the slopes: Amelie Klopfenstein reflects on ‘incredible’ Lausanne 2020 experience

    Amelie Klopfenstein was one of the stories of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), going from Switzerland’s reserve list to winning two gold medals and a bronze at Lausanne 2020. The 17-year-old Alpine skier sat down with olympic.org to discuss her YOG experience and hopes for the future.
    21 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Alpine Skiing, Switzerland
  • News | Sochi 2014

    On 21 February 2014, Mikaela Shiffrin opened her Olympic account aged 18!

    Mikaela Shiffrin is now the world no. 1 in Alpine skiing, having broken several longstanding records on her way to the top. On 21 February 2014 at Rosa Khutor, she became the youngest ever Olympic slalom champion, at the age of 18 years and 345 days. Here, we take a look back at this achievement, and the many more that followed…
    21 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, United States of America, Sochi 2014
  • News | Vancouver 2010

    The day when Simon Ammann became the most decorated Olympic ski jumper

    The Swiss ski jumper is the only person to have achieved two doubles at the Winter Games, eight years apart. He won his fourth title on 20 February 2010 in Vancouver, on Whistler’s big hill, leaving his rivals far behind, inscribing his name in golden letters in the Olympic history books.
    20 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Ski Jumping, Nagano 1998, Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006, Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014, PyeongChang 2018, Switzerland
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