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Olympic 2018 Medal Count: Updated Overall Country Tally After Wednesday Night

By Sports Wire on February 21, 2018

The United States won eight medals Wednesday in what proved to be a thrilling day of action at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Norway held on to the gold and overall medal leads after the day's events, while Germany was second in both counts.

Here's a look at the latest medal tracker, Wednesday's medal-event results and a few quick recaps.

            

Medal Tracker

USA Beats Canada in Shootout for 2018 Olympic Women's Hockey Gold Medal

By Sports Wire on February 21, 2018

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson is an Olympic hero.

Lamoureux-Davidson gave the United States its first women's hockey Olympic gold medal since 1998 and bragging rights over archrival Canada for four years with the winning goal in a dramatic shootout at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, after regulation and overtime ended in a 2-2 tie.

Winter Olympics 2018 Schedule: Live Stream, TV Start Times for Thursday

By Sports Wire on February 21, 2018

Only a few days are left to go in the 2018 Winter Olympics, and Thursday will be the busiest remaining in terms of podium action, with no fewer than seven gold medals to be handed out heading into the final weekend.

Three medals will be distributed in the short-track speedskating events as hosts South Korea look to add to their dominant tally of three golds from a possible five awarded so far.

Lindsey Vonn Fails to Medal in Women's Combined at 2018 Olympics

By Sports Wire on February 21, 2018

American Lindsey Vonn failed to medal in the women's Alpine combined final after she missed a gate and could not finish the slalom portion of Thursday's competition at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Vonn logged a first-place time of one minute, 39.37 seconds in the downhill stage and appeared well-positioned to find the podium.

Olympic Women's Alpine Skiing Results 2018: Medal Winners for Combined

By Sports Wire on February 21, 2018

Lindsey Vonn couldn't author a storybook ending to her time at the 2018 Winter Olympics on Thursday in Pyeongchang, South Korea (Wednesday night in the United States). 

Vonn topped the field in the downhill portion of the women's alpine combined with a time of 1:39.37, but she blew a gate in the slalom segment and failed to finish in what was likely her final Olympic race. 

Olympic Men's Alpine Skiing Results 2018: Medal Winners for Slalom

By Sports Wire on February 21, 2018

Sweden's Andre Myhrer won his first career gold medal Wednesday in the men's slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics (dates/times ET).

The skier finished with a time of 1:38.99 after the two runs, 0.34 seconds ahead of silver-medal winner Ramon Zenhaeusern of Switzerland. Austria's Michael Matt—the younger brother of 2014 gold medalist Mario Matt—earned the bronze medal in the competition.