The 23rd Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang have formally began.
Friday’s opening ceremony means all issues are go on the Video games.
How does the medal desk work?
TEAMS are ranked within the Winter Olympic medal desk utilizing the “gold first” system.
Which means the nation who wins essentially the most golds would be the high of the desk.
If multiple nation earns the identical quantity of gold medals, then it goes right down to the silver medals after which the bronze medals.
Which means you may win essentially the most medals however nonetheless not be high of the desk.
For instance at Sochi 2014, USA gained a complete of 28 medals (the second highest quantity of medals) however had been fourth within the desk as a result of Norway and Canada gained extra golds.
The IOC doesn’t think about its sorting of countries as an official system and within the USA medal tables are printed by the entire variety of medals gained.
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How did Great Britain do in Sochi 2014?
AT the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia Team GB equalled the most amount of medals won.
Alongside Lizzy Yarnold securing gold in the skeleton, Great Britain also came home with a silver and two bronze medals.
There is a chance that this may go up to five medals after two Russian teams were disqualified following the McLaren Report which would mean that the four-man bobsleigh team would win the bronze medal.
What medal target has been set for Team GB?
UK SPORT has set the highest medal target for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Great Britain are expected to bring back five medals with the target set for between four and 10.
The current record is four which Team GB has achieved twice in 1934 and 2014.
Ski and snowboard has been set an individual target of 2-3 medals – the highest of any individual discipline.
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