Team USA is looking for its first gold and they will have plenty of opportunities on Sunday night and Monday morning.
The U.S. scored two Olympic silver medals on Day 3, the first Olympic medal for Team USA to date, but with eight medal-winning events on Day 3, anticipation is great. high.
Here are the latest updates from the Winter Olympics Sunday night and Monday morning.
Team USA Finds Figure Skating Medal in Team Event
The third day of figure skating team event will start at 7:15pm CST. Team USA Madison Chock and Evan Bates (ice dance), Addison, Illinois-born Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier (pair freestyle) and Karen Chen (women’s freestyle), will be notables for Sunday night.
Alpine skiing power couple Shiffrin and Kilde will win gold of the day
It is shaping up to be a dream day on the slopes for Mikaela Shiffrin and boyfriend Alexander Aamodt Kildewho can both hit Olympic gold on a crowded Sunday of Alpine skiing at the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Thanks to the weather postponement, Kilde’s men’s downhill – originally scheduled for Saturday night (US time) – will take place directly between the first and second runs of the women’s giant slalom, where Shiffrin was a gold medal defender.
Shiffrin will try to do something unprecedented in Beijing: win five alpine skiing gold medals in one Olympics. The 26-year-old had a real shot into history after winning four medals at the 2021 World Championships.
Gold medal defender Red Gerard aims for Beijing gold in men’s snowboarding
The men’s snowboard finals will begin at 10pm CST. The United States and China are notable teams in this medal event. Sean FitzSimons of Team America and Red Gerard, the defending gold medalist, both received some of the highest scores in qualifying. FitzSimons took third place and Gerard fifth. China’s Su Yiming got the highest score, securing the top spot to advance to the final round.
Brittany Bowe Begins Her 2022 Winter Olympics Journey
Brittany Bowe of the United States begins its 2022 Winter Olympics with the 1500m speed skating event on Monday. Bowe won a silver medal in the event and a gold medal in the 1000m at the 2021 World Championships.
The 33-year-old girl is competing in the third Olympic Games. She finished fifth in the 1500m and fourth in the 1000m at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
In her potential gold medal path is a giant of the sport: 35 years old Ireen Wuest of the Netherlands.
The event begins at 2:30 a.m. Monday and will be broadcast live on USA and Peacock. Live stream it below.
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/sports/beijing-winter-olympics/winter-olympics-live-snowboarding-mikaela-shiffrin-alexa-knierim-and-more/2750881/ Snowboarding, Figure Skating and more – NBC Chicago