It was a sluggish begin however an enormous end to Day Four of the 2018 Winter Olympics with a lot of the medal possibilities for Canada occurring late within the day.
Right here’s what you missed within the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang when you have been sleeping.
John Morris (R) celebrates with teammate Kaitlyn Lawes (L) of Canada after profitable the gold medal towards Switzerland through the Combined Doubles Gold Medal Recreation on the Winter Olympic Video games 2018.
Canadians Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris took dwelling the gold in combined doubles curling, handily defeating the Swiss pair 10-Three. Lawes and Morris dominated the match from the beginning, by no means letting the Swiss pull forward. It was over in simply six ends.
Bronze on the quick observe
Kim Boutin received bronze within the girls’s quick observe 500-metre race. She had really are available in fourth, however was bumped up after a South Korean competitor was disqualified.
Canada’s first-ever Olympic luge medal
Alex Gough, from Calgary, received bronze in girls’s luge. As at all times, solely fractions of a second separated the rivals. Over 4 runs, she completed solely zero.412 seconds behind the gold medal winner, Natalie Geisenberger of Germany. That is the first-ever Olympic medal in luge for Canada.
Derek Livingston, Canada’s lone snowboarder within the males’s halfpipe occasion, did not qualify for the finals after ending 17th total with a rating of 71.25. Shaun White, of the US, claimed prime spot for the finals with a rating of 98.50. Australia’s Scott James certified second with a rating of 96.75 and Japan’s Ayumu Hirano rounded out the highest three with a rating of 95.25.
In Alpine snowboarding, 4 Canadians have been competing within the males’s mixed occasion. Jack Crawford, Manuel Osborne-Paradis, Broderick Thompson, and Benjamin Thomsen didn’t place within the prime 20 of the twin occasion.
Canada’s girls’s hockey staff defeated Finland Four-1 and can face the U.S. subsequent.
Brief observe velocity skater Marianne St-Gelais suffered a disappointment within the quarterfinal of the 500-metre, taking a penalty and never advancing to the semis. Canada’s Samuel Girard and Charles Hamelin superior within the males’s 1000-metre quick observe race. Teammate Charle Cournoyer didn’t.
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