Chronological summary of the 2014 Winter Olympics

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This page contains a chronological summary of major events from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Calendar[edit]

In the following calendar each blue box represents one or more event competition(s), such as a qualification round, on that day. The yellow boxes represent medal-awarding finals for a sport with in each box the number of finals that were contested on that day.[1]

All dates are MSK (UTC+4)
OC Opening ceremony Event competitions 1 Event finals EG Exhibition gala CC Closing ceremony
February 6th
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7th
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8th
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9th
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10th
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11th
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12th
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13th
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Events
Ceremonies OC CC
Alpine skiing 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10
Biathlon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11
Bobsleigh 1 1 1 3
Cross-country skiing 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 12
Curling 1 1 2
Figure skating 1 1 1 1 1 EG 5
Freestyle skiing 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 10
Ice hockey 1 1 2
Luge 1 1 1 1 4
Nordic combined 1 1 1 3
Short track speed skating 1 1 2 1 3 8
Skeleton 1 1 2
Ski jumping 1 1 1 1 4
Snowboarding 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 10
Speed skating 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 12
Total events 5 8 5 8 6 6 6 7 4 5 7 8 6 7 7 3 98
Cumulative total 5 13 18 26 32 38 44 51 55 60 67 75 81 88 95 98
February 6th
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7th
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Events

Day 0 – Thursday 6 February[edit]

Twelve new events were added for the games.[2] For this reason competition started a day before the opening ceremony. This marks the first time in the history of the Winter Olympics that competitions were held before the opening ceremony.[3]

Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing
  • Hannah Kearney of the United States finished in first place in the first qualifying round of the women's moguls with a score of 23.05.[6] The top ten move on to the third round, while the remaining 20 move onto Round 2.
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
  • Canada's Maxence Parrot led the qualification round of the men's slopestyle with a best score of 97.50,[7] while Switzerland's Isabel Derungs led the qualification round of the women's slopestyle with a best score of 87.50.[8] The top four in each heat automatically advance to the final, while the remaining athletes progress to the semifinal.

Day 1 – Friday 7 February[edit]

Opening ceremony

Day 2 – Saturday 8 February[edit]

Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
  • On the second day of the team trophy competition, Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States led the ice dance short program with 10 points.[15] In the women's short program, Yulia Lipnitskaya led all competitors by earning 10 points for Russia.[16] Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov also earned 10 points for Russia in the pairs free program.[17] The five teams that advanced to the final day of competition were Russia (47 points), Canada (41) USA (34), Italy (31) and Japan (30).
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Luge pictogram.svg Luge
Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Biathlon Men's sprint Ole Einar Bjørndalen Norway [12]
Cross-country skiing Women's 15 km skiathlon Marit Bjørgen Norway [14]
Freestyle skiing Women's moguls Justine Dufour-Lapointe Canada [19]
Snowboarding Men's slopestyle Sage Kotsenburg United States [22]
Speed skating Men's 5000 metres Sven Kramer Netherlands OR [23]

Day 3 – Sunday 9 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
  • In the third and final day of the team trophy competition, Russia won the gold medal with 75 points, while Canada finished in second with 65 points, and the United States in third with 60 points.[28] For Russia, Evgeni Plushenko scored ten points in the men's free program, and Yulia Lipnitskaya had ten points in the women's free program.[29][30] Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States led the ice dance free program with 10 points.[31]
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey

Luge pictogram.svg Luge

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Men's downhill Matthias Mayer Austria [24]
Biathlon Women's sprint Anastasiya Kuzmina Slovakia [26]
Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km skiathlon Dario Cologna Switzerland [27]
Figure skating Team trophy Evgeni Plushenko
Yulia Lipnitskaya
Tatiana Volosozhar / Maxim Trankov
Ksenia Stolbova / Fedor Klimov
Ekaterina Bobrova / Dmitri Soloviev
Elena Ilinykh / Nikita Katsalapov
Russia [28]
Luge Men's singles Felix Loch Germany [32]
Ski jumping Men's normal hill individual Kamil Stoch Poland [33]
Snowboarding Women's slopestyle Jamie Anderson United States [35]
Speed skating Women's 3000 metres Ireen Wüst Netherlands [36]

Day 4 – Monday 10 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing
  • In the men's moguls, Alexandre Bilodeau and Mikaël Kingsbury (both Canada), as well as Alexandr Smyshlyaev (Russia), finished in the top three positions in the first qualifying section, to move on to the quarterfinal with seven other competitors. Those who had not made it through competed again, with Patrick Deneen (USA) topping the leaderboard in the second qualifying section. The final consisted of three rounds, with the top 12 of the first round advancing to the second round, and the top six in the second advancing to the third. With a score of 26.31, Alexandre Bilodeau of Canada won the gold medal, while Mikaël Kingsbury of Canada won the silver and Alexandr Smyshlyaev of Russia finishing third, a repeat of the top three positions from the first qualifying round.[41]
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Luge pictogram.svg Luge
  • The first two runs of the women's singles were held. Germany's Natalie Geisenberger finished with the best time from the first two runs, with another German competitor, Tatjana Hüfner, finishing the day in second position (3rd in run 1, 2nd in run 2). Erin Hamlin of the United States was the only other competitor to reach the top three in either of the two runs, leaving her in the bronze medal position at the half-way stage of the competition.
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating
  • In the qualifying heats of the women's 500 metres, Fan Kexin (China), Jessica Hewitt (Canada) and Liu Qiuhong (China) recorded the three fastest times, and were among the 16 to qualify for the next round of the competition.[43]
  • In the semifinals of the women's 3000 metre relay, South Korea and Canada came first and second respectively in the first race, qualifying for the medal final. China and Italy finished in the top two in the second semifinal, also qualifying for the medal final.[44]
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Women's combined Maria Höfl-Riesch Germany [37]
Biathlon Men's pursuit Martin Fourcade France [40]
Freestyle skiing Men's moguls Alex Bilodeau Canada [41]
Short track speed skating Men's 1500 metres Charles Hamelin Canada [42]
Speed skating Men's 500 metres Michel Mulder Netherlands [45]

Day 5 – Tuesday 11 February[edit]

Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Luge pictogram.svg Luge
Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
  • South Korea's Lee Sang-hwa set Olympic records in the women's 500 metres with a time of 37.28 in a race, and a combined time of 1:14.70 in two races. She also became the third woman speed skater to win multiple Olympic golds.[55] Olga Fatkulina of Russia finished with the silver and Margot Boer of the Netherlands earned the bronze.[56]
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Biathlon Women's pursuit Darya Domracheva Belarus [46]
Cross-country skiing Men's sprint Ola Vigen Hattestad Norway [47]
Women's sprint Maiken Caspersen Falla Norway [48]
Freestyle skiing Women's slopestyle Dara Howell Canada [51]
Luge Women's singles Natalie Geisenberger Germany [52]
Ski jumping Women's normal hill individual Carina Vogt Germany [53]
Snowboarding Men's halfpipe Iouri Podladtchikov Switzerland [54]
Speed skating Women's 500 metres Lee Sang-hwa South Korea OR [55]

Day 6 – Wednesday 12 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
  • In the women's downhill, Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland both recorded times of 1:41.57, the first time any Olympic alpine event had ended in a tie for the gold. Lara Gut of Switzerland finished 0.10 seconds behind to pick up the bronze medal.[57]
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Luge pictogram.svg Luge
Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined
  • Eric Frenzel (Germany) won the gold medal in the individual normal hill/10 km. Frenzel recorded the farthest distance (103.0m) in the ski jumping section of the event, with Akito Watabe (Japan) and Evgeni Klimov (Russia) finishing second and third, respectively. The fastest time in the cross-country section was posted by Alessandro Pittin (Italy), but with the combined scores, Frenzel and Watabe were able to stay in the gold and silver positions, respectively. Magnus Krog (Norway) took with the bronze.[61]
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
  • In the women's halfpipe, Kaitlyn Farrington (USA) won the gold with a score of 91.75, while Torah Bright (Australia) finished second, just 0.25 points behind, and Kelly Clark (USA) finished third with a score of 90.75.[62] The competition began with the qualifying round, with Clark winning Heat 1 with a score of 95.00, and Bright winning the second heat, scoring 93.00. Along with four others, they advanced to the final. The next six best placed athletes in each heat qualified for the semifinal, with Farrington scoring 87.50 to qualify for the final along with five others.
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
  • In the men's 1000 metres, the Netherlands continued their dominance of the speed skating events by picking up another two medals. Stefan Groothuis finished first, with his time of 1:08.39, a track record. Michel Mulder finished third. The silver medal, though, went to Canadian Denny Morrison, just 0.04 seconds behind the leader.[63]
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Women's downhill Tina Maze Slovenia [57]
Dominique Gisin Switzerland
Figure skating Pair skating Tatiana Volosozhar
Maxim Trankov
Russia [59]
Luge Doubles Tobias Arlt
Tobias Wendl
Germany [60]
Nordic combined Individual normal hill/10 km Eric Frenzel Germany [61]
Snowboarding Women's halfpipe Kaitlyn Farrington United States [62]
Speed skating Men's 1000 metres Stefan Groothuis Netherlands [63]

Day 7 – Thursday 13 February[edit]

Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
  • Yuzuru Hanyu (Japan) led the men's singles short program with a score of 101.45, becoming the first skater to break the 100-point mark in the short program. Patrick Chan (Canada) finished the short program in second, with a score of 97.52, and Javier Fernández (Spain) finished third. Overall, 24 athletes advanced to the free skating section of the event.[66]
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Luge pictogram.svg Luge
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating
  • The women's 500 metres gold medal went to Li Jianrou of China. At the start of the day, the fastest times in the quarterfinals came from Fan Kexin (China), Park Seung-Hi (South Korea) and Elise Christie (Great Britain), with eight athletes advancing to the semifinals overall. The first semifinal was then won by Park Seung-Hi (South Korea), with Elise Christie (Great Britain) winning the second semifinal. The top two in each semifinal advanced to Final A (the medal round), with the other four athletes moving on to Final B (to determine 5th place and below). In Final A, Li Jianrou (China) finished first, in a time of 45.263. Elise Christie (Great Britain) finished the race second, but was later given a penalty, moving her down to 8th position overall. Thus, Arianna Fontana (Italy) finished with the silver medal, and Park Seung-Hi finished with the bronze.[69] In Final B, Liu Quihong (China) finished first in a time of 44.188, moving her up to 4th place overall as a result of Christie's penalty.
Skeleton pictogram.svg Skeleton
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Biathlon Men's individual Martin Fourcade France [64]
Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km classical Justyna Kowalczyk Poland [65]
Freestyle skiing Men's slopestyle Joss Christensen United States [67]
Luge Team relay Natalie Geisenberger
Felix Loch
Tobias Wendl / Tobias Arlt
Germany [68]
Short track speed skating Women's 500 metres Li Jianrou China [69]
Speed skating Women's 1000 metres Zhang Hong China [73]

Day 8 – Friday 14 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
  • In the men's singles, Yuzuru Hanyu (Japan) won the gold, finished first in the free skating with a score of 178.64, and a score of 280.09 overall. Patrick Chan (Canada) and Denis Ten (Kazakhstan) posted the next best scores in the free skating, earning them silver and bronze, respectively.[76]
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing
  • In the women's aerials, Alla Tsuper (Belarus) won the gold medal. The day began with the first qualifying round, with Ashley Caldwell (USA) finishinf with a score of 101.5, and Li Nina (China) and Danielle Scott (Australia) in second and third. Three other athletes advanced to the finals. The other athletes competed in the second qualifying round, with Lydia Lassila (Australia) finishing first with a score of 90.65. Her and five others moved on to the finals. In the first final, Alla Tsuper (Belarus) finished with the highest score (99.18), with the top eight athletes moving on. In the second final, Xu Mengtao (China) posted a score of 101.08, moving on to the final round along with three others. Tsuper then picked up the gold medal with a score of 98.01 in the final round, with Xu Mengtao taking the silver and Lassila the bronze.[77]
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Skeleton pictogram.svg Skeleton
  • In the women's event, Lizzy Yarnold finished with the gold medal, retaining the medal for Great Britain, in a total time of 3:52.89. 0.97 seconds behind was Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA), with Elena Nikitina (Russia) in third. Yarnold continued her form from the first two runs, to finish the third run with the fastest time, beating her own track record from run one. Olga Potylitsina (Russia) completed the third run in the second fastest time, with Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA) third. In the fourth and final run, Lizzy Yarnold (Great Britain) again finished with the fastest time, with Sarah Reid and Mellisa Hollingsworth (both Canada) both recording identical times for second place in this run.[78]
Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Men's combined Sandro Viletta Switzerland [74]
Biathlon Women's individual Darya Domracheva Belarus [75]
Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km classical Dario Cologna Switzerland [75]
Figure skating Men's singles Yuzuru Hanyu Japan [76]
Freestyle skiing Women's aerials Alla Tsuper Belarus [77]
Skeleton Women's Lizzy Yarnold Great Britain [78]

Day 9 – Saturday 15 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating
  • The women's 1500 metres gold medal went to Zhou Yang (China), while Shim Suk-Hee (South Korea) took silver and Arianna Fontana (Italy) the bronze. At the start of the day, the top three from each of the six heats qualified for the semifinals. The three winning athletes in heat four produced the fastest times, with Jorien ter Mors (Netherlands) recording the fastest with a time of 2:21.626. Elise Christie (Great Britain) was penalised for the second time of the Games, with a DNF, for missing the finish line by about 1 cm, despite appearing to win her heat. In the semifinals, the top two in each of the three races qualified for Final A (medal round), while the next two qualified for Final B (qualification round); Zhou Yang recorded the fastest time (2:18.825). In Final A, Zhou Yang finished first in 2:19.140 with Shim Suk-Hee finishing second at 2:19.239 and Arianna Fontana third at 2:19.416. Valérie Maltais recorded the fastest time in Final B (2:24.711) to place in 6th overall.
  • In the men's 1000 metres, Viktor Ahn of Russia finished Final A (medal round) with a time of 1:25.325 to win the gold medal. Russian Vladimir Grigorev earned the silver at 1:25.399 and Dutch Sjinkie Knegt got the bronze at 1:25.611.[82] The day began with the quarterfinals, where the top two from each of the four races advanced to the semifinals; the fastest time was recorded by Charles Hamelin (Canada) in heat three, 1:40.408. The top two in each semifinal then advanced to Final A, with the others competing in classification round Final B. Viktor Ahn recorded the best time (1:24.102) in the second semifinal. Han Tianyu (China) won Final B with a time of 1:29.334 to finish 5th overall.
Skeleton pictogram.svg Skeleton
  • The final two runs (runs 3 and 4) of the men's event took place. Alexander Tretiakov (Russia) finished with the gold medal with a total time of 3:44.29. Just coming 0.81 seconds behind, Martins Dukurs became the first athlete from Latvia to win two silver medals (previously winning the silver in the same event during the 2010 Olympics). Matthew Antoine of the United States took the bronze.[82] Dukurs recorded the fastest time in the third run at 56.26 while Tretiakov led with 56.02 seconds in the fourth run.
Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping
  • In the men's large hill individual, Poland's Kamil Stoch earned his second gold medal in the 2014 Olympics, recording an overall score of 278.7 in the two rounds of the final. Japan's Noriaki Kasai was second at 277.4 overall and Slovenia's Peter Prevc was third overall at 274.8.[83] Stoch led the first round with 143.4 points. Prevc led the final round with 140.3 points, but dropped to the bronze medal because he finished fourth in the first round.
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
  • In the men's 1500 metres, Zbigniew Bródka of Poland finished just 0.003 seconds in front of Koen Verweij of the Netherlands to win the gold medal, while Canada's Denny Morrison took the bronze at 0.022 seconds behind.[84] The track record was broken three times during the day, first by Mark Tuitert (Netherlands) in the 13th pair with a time of 1:45.42, then by Denny Morrison (Canada) by 0.2 seconds in the 13th pair, and finally by Bródka in the 17th pair, en route to his gold medal win, with a time of 1:45.006.
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Women's super-G Anna Fenninger Austria [80]
Cross-country skiing Women's 4 × 5 km relay Ida Ingemarsdotter
Emma Wikén
Anna Haag
Charlotte Kalla
Sweden [81]
Short track speed skating Men's 1000 metres Viktor Ahn Russia [82]
Women's 1500 metres Zhou Yang China [82]
Skeleton Men's Alexander Tretiakov Russia [82]
Ski jumping Men's large hill individual Kamil Stoch Poland [83]
Speed skating Men's 1500 metres Zbigniew Bródka Poland [84]

Day 10 – Sunday 16 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
  • The Czech Republic's Eva Samková won the women's snowboard cross gold medal. She began the day recording the fastest time in the Seeding round. Then, after two rounds of six-person elimination races, with the top three from each race advancing, Samková finished first in the final, while Dominique Maltais of Canada won the silver, and France's Chloé Trespeuch won the bronze.[92]
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
  • The women's 1500 metres medals all went to the Netherlands. Jorien ter Mors set an Olympic record of 1:53.51 to win the gold, while Ireen Wüst took the silver at 0.58 seconds back, and Lotte van Beek finished third at 1.03 seconds back.[93] With this medal sweep, Netherlands became the first country in history to earn three podium sweeps at the same Olympic Winter Games.
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Men's super-G Kjetil Jansrud Norway [85]
Biathlon Men's mass start Postponed [94]
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 × 10 km relay Lars Nelson
Daniel Richardsson
Johan Olsson
Marcus Hellner
Sweden [90]
Snowboarding Women's snowboard cross Eva Samková Czech Republic [92]
Speed skating Women's 1500 metres Jorien ter Mors Netherlands OR [93]

Day 11 – Monday 17 February[edit]

Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
  • The ice dancing gold medal went to Meryl Davis and Charlie White, the first Americans to win the gold in this event. Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir set a world record in the free program with a score of 114.66 moments before Davis and White broke it with a score of 116.63. The Americans thus secured first overall with a world record score of 195.52. Virtue and Moir received the silver and Russians Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov finished with the bronze.[99]
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle
  • The men's aerials gold medal was awarded to Anton Kushnir (Belarus). The day began with the two qualification rounds. In the first qualification round, Jia Zongyang (China) and David Morris (Australia) finished with a score of 118.59 each, to progress with four other athletes to the finals. In the second qualification round, Dmitri Dashinski (Belarus) scored 117.19 to progress with five other athletes to the finals. The finals then consisted of three rounds. In the first round of the finals, Qi Guangpu (China) recorded the best score of 121.24, with the best eight remaining in the competition. Jia Zongyang (China) scored 117.70, the highest in the second round, with the top four progressing to the final round. Anton Kushnir then scored 134.50 in the final round to win gold, while David Morris took the silver with 110.41 and Jia Zongyang the bronze at 95.06.[100]
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
  • Because of dense fog, the seeding run of the men's snowboard cross was cancelled. Instead, the seedings for the finals will be based on the latest World Cup standings. The finals were then rescheduled to Tuesday morning.[102]
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Biathlon Men's mass start Postponed [95]
Women's mass start Darya Domracheva Belarus [96]
Bobsleigh Two-man Alexander Zubkov
Alexey Voevoda
Russia [98]
Figure skating Ice dancing Meryl Davis
Charlie White
United States WR [99]
Freestyle skiing Men's aerials Anton Kushnir Belarus [100]
Ski jumping Men's large hill team Andreas Wank
Marinus Kraus
Andreas Wellinger
Severin Freund
Germany [101]
Snowboarding Men's snowboard cross Postponed [102]

Day 12 – Tuesday 18 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
  • In the women's giant slalom, Tina Maze (Slovenia) won the gold medal, with Anna Fenninger (Austria) in second, and Viktoria Rebensburg (Germany) finishing third. Maze recorded the fastest time in the first run with a time of 1:17.88. Rebensburg finished the second run with the fastest time at 1:17.90, but her overall score was 0.27 behind Maze. Fenninger also finished the second run with a faster time than Maze, but ended up with the silver with an overall score that was 0.07 behind.[103][104]
Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle
  • In the men's halfpipe, David Wise (USA) won the gold medal with a score of 92.00 in the final round. Mike Riddle (Canada) finished second at 90.60, with Kevin Rolland (France) in third at 88.60. The day began with the qualification round, where the top twelve athletes advanced to the final; Justin Dorey (Canada) finished the qualification in first place with a score of 91.60 in the first run.[107]
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
  • In the men's 10000 metres, the top three skaters were from the Netherlands, the fourth time they had won all three medals in a speed skating event during these Olympics. Jorrit Bergsma posted a Track and Olympic record time of 12:44.45 to win the gold. Sven Kramer finished second, with Bob de Jong finished third.[111]
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom Tina Maze Slovenia [104]
Biathlon Men's mass start Emil Hegle Svendsen Norway [105]
Freestyle Men's halfpipe David Wise United States [107]
Nordic combined Individual large hill/10 km Jørgen Graabak Norway [108]
Short track speed skating Women's 3000 metre relay Shim Suk-Hee
Park Seung-Hi
Kong Sang-Jeong
Cho Ha-Ri
South Korea [109]
Snowboarding Men's snowboard cross Pierre Vaultier France [110]
Speed skating Men's 10000 metres Jorrit Bergsma Netherlands OR [111]

Day 13 – Wednesday 19 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
  • In the men's giant slalom, Ted Ligety (USA) took the gold, Steve Missillier (France) won the silver, and Alexis Pinturault (France) finished with the bronze. Ligety recorded the fastest time in the first run at 1:21.08. The fastest time of the second run came from Missillier at 1:23.19, but ended up being 0.48 seconds behind overall due to his 10th place performance in the first run.[112]
Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
  • In the men's parallel giant slalom, Andrey Sobolev and Vic Wild (both Russia) posted the fastest two combined times in qualification round, with the top sixteen athletes qualifying for the elimination round. The closest two races in the 1/8 finals and quarterfinals were both won by Nevin Galmarini (Switzerland), who beat Benjamin Karl (Austria) by 0.10 seconds, and Rok Marguč (Slovenia) by 0.09 seconds, respectively. But Wild beat Galmarini in the gold medal final by 2.14 seconds. Meanwhile, Žan Košir (Slovenia) beat Patrick Bussler (Germany) by 2.26 seconds in the bronze medal final.[118]
  • In the women's parallel giant slalom, Tomoka Takeuchi (Japan) and Patrizia Kummer (Switzerland) finished with the fastest two combined times in qualification round, with the top sixteen athletes qualifying for the elimination rounds. In the 1/8 finals, the closest race was between Ekaterina Ilyukhina (Russia) and Caroline Calvé (Canada), with the latter winning by 0.03 seconds. In the semifinals, Ina Meschik (Austria) and Alena Zavarzina (Russia) were both disqualified from their respective races; Zavarzina then beat Meschik in the bronze medal final. In the gold medal final, Patrizia Kummer beat Tomoka Takeuchi by 7.32 seconds.[119]
  • With Alena Zavarzina winning the bronze medal in the women's competition, and Vic Wild winning gold in his race, it meant that a married couple both won medals on the same day, within a few minutes of each other.[120]
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom Ted Ligety United States [112]
Biathlon Mixed relay Tora Berger
Tiril Eckhoff
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Emil Hegle Svendsen
Norway [113]
Bobsleigh Two-woman Kaillie Humphries
Heather Moyse
Canada [114]
Cross-country skiing Men's team sprint Iivo Niskanen
Sami Jauhojärvi
Finland [115]
Women's team sprint Marit Bjørgen
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg
Norway [116]
Snowboarding Men's parallel giant slalom Vic Wild Russia [118]
Women's parallel giant slalom Patrizia Kummer Switzerland [119]
Speed skating Women's 5000 metres Martina Sáblíková Czech Republic [121]

Day 14 – Thursday 20 February[edit]

Curling pictogram.svg Curling
  • Women's tournament
    • Bronze medal game
    • Gold medal game
      • Canada 6–3 Sweden
        Canada completed the tournament undefeated, as they stole the 9th end for two points after Sweden's Maria Prytz's final shot bumped her own team's stone out of the button. Canada then took out enough of Sweden's stones in the 10th end to force their opponents to concede the game.[123]
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
  • In the ladies' singles, Adelina Sotnikova became the first Russian woman to win an Olympic gold medal in figure skating, leading the free program with 149.95 points and 224.59 overall. Kim Yuna of South Korea took the silver after recording 144.19 points in the free program and 219.11 overall. Italy's Carolina Kostner finished with the bronze at 74.12 in the free program and 216.73 overall.[124]
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing
  • All three medals in the men's ski cross went to France: Jean-Frédéric Chapuis finished first in the final to take the gold, Arnaud Bovolenta won the silver, and Jonathan Midol received the bronze. The day began with the seeding round, where Victor Öhling Norberg of Sweden recorded the fastest time of 1:15.59. The 32 seeds then competed in four-person elimination races, with the top two from each race advancing to the next round.[125]
  • In the women's halfpipe, Maddie Bowman (USA) won the gold medal with a score of 89.00 in the final round. Marie Martinod (France) finished second at 85.40, with Ayana Onozuka (Japan) in third at 83.20. The day began with the qualification round, where the top twelve athletes advanced to the final; Martinod finished the qualification in first place with a score of 88.40 in the second run.[126]
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Curling Women's tournament Jennifer Jones
Kaitlyn Lawes
Jill Officer
Dawn McEwen
Kirsten Wall
Canada [123]
Figure skating Ladies' singles Adelina Sotnikova Russia [124]
Freestyle skiing Men's ski cross Jean-Frédéric Chapuis France [125]
Women's halfpipe Maddie Bowman United States [126]
Ice hockey Women's tournament Canada women's team Canada [128]
Nordic combined Team large hill/4 × 5 km Magnus Moan
Magnus Krog
Jørgen Graabak
Håvard Klemetsen
Norway [129]

Day 15 – Friday 21 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
  • In the women's slalom, Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States captured the gold medal, finishing with the best time in the first run at 51.92, and 1:44.54 overall. Austria's Marlies Schild had the best time in the second run at 51.11, but ended up 0.53 behind overall to finish with the silver. The bronze went to Kathrin Zettel of Austria.[130]
Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Curling pictogram.svg Curling
  • Men's tournament
    • Bronze medal game
      • Sweden 6–4 China
        Sweden tied the game in the 10th end following a close measurement to force an 11th end, then scored two points in the extra end after China's last shot failed to bump Sweden's stone out of the button.[132]
    • Gold medal game
      • Great Britain 3–9 Canada
        Canada won their third consecutive gold medal in men's curling, scoring three points in the 3rd end, and eventually extending their lead to six points in the 8th end to force Great Britain to concede.[132]
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing
  • Marielle Thompson (Canada) finished first in the women's ski cross final to take the gold, Kelsey Serwa (Canada) won the silver, and Anna Holmlund (Sweden) received the bronze. The day began with the seeding round, where Serwa recorded the fastest time of 1:21.45. The 32 seeds then competed in four-person elimination races, with the top two from each race advancing to the next round.[133]
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating
  • In the women's 1000 metres, Park Seung-hi of South Korea finished Final A (medal round) with a time of 1:30.761 to win the gold medal. Fan Kexin of China earned the silver at 1:30.811 and Shim Suk-hee of South Korea got the bronze at 1:31.027. The day began with the quarterfinals, where the top two from each of the four races advanced to the semifinals; the fastest time was recorded by Valérie Maltais (Canada) in heat two, at 1:29.037. The top two in each semifinal then advanced to Final A, with the others competing in classification round Final B. Park Seung-hi recorded the best time (1:30:202) in the semifinals. Jorien ter Mors (Netherland) won Final B with a time of 1:36.835 to finish 5th overall.[134]
  • The men's 500 metres gold medal went to Russia's Victor Ahn, Wu Dajing of China took the silver, and Charle Cournoyer of Canada received the bronze. At the start of the day, the fastest time in the quarterfinals came from Wu Dajing, with eight athletes advancing to the semifinals overall. The first semifinal was then won by Wu Dajing, with Viktor Ahn winning the second semifinal. The top two in each semifinal then advanced to the medal round. Liang Wenhao of China finished last the medal round, thus falling to fourth place overall.[135]
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
  • The men's team pursuit quarterfinals and semifinals were held, setting up a gold medal final between the Netherlands and South Korea, and a bronze medal final between Poland and Canada. The best time recorded during the day was the Netherlands, who finished at 3:40.79 to defeat Poland in the semifinals.[137]
  • The women's team pursuit quarterfinals were held. The Netherlands, Japan, Russia and Poland advanced to the semifinals. The best time recorded during the day was the Netherlands, who set an Olympic record of 2:58.61 to defeat the United States.[138]
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Women's slalom Mikaela Shiffrin United States [130]
Biathlon Women's relay Vita Semerenko
Juliya Dzhyma
Valj Semerenko
Olena Pidhrushna
Ukraine [131]
Curling Men's tournament Brad Jacobs
Ryan Fry
E. J. Harnden
Ryan Harnden
Caleb Flaxey
Canada [132]
Freestyle skiing Women's ski cross Marielle Thompson Canada [133]
Short track speed skating Women's 1000 metres Park Seung-hi South Korea [134]
Men's 500 metres Viktor Ahn Russia [135]
Men's 5000 metre relay Viktor Ahn
Semen Elistratov
Vladimir Grigorev
Ruslan Zakharov
Russia OR [136]

Day 16 – Saturday 22 February[edit]

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing
  • In the men's slalom, Mario Matt (Austria) recorded the best time in the first run, 46.70, as well as the best overall time of 1:41.84 to win the gold medal. Austria's Marcel Hirscher finished 0.28 behind overall to win the silver, and Henrik Kristoffersen (Norway) was 0.83 behind to get the bronze. Adam Žampa of Slovakia recorded the best time in the second run, 1:43.28, but ended up in sixth place overall.[139]
Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating
  • The exhibition gala was held. The 2 12-hour show had performances by all individual gold medalists and many others.[144]
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding
  • In the men's parallel slalom, Vic Wild of Russia beat Žan Košir of Sovenia in the gold medal final by a difference of 0.11. The bronze medal final was won by Benjamin Karl, who beat Italy's Aaron March. The day began with the qualification round, with Vic Wild recording the fastest time at 57.96. The top 16 then advanced to the four round elimination tournament.[146]
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Alpine skiing Men's slalom Mario Matt Austria [139]
Biathlon Men's relay Alexey Volkov
Evgeny Ustyugov
Dmitry Malyshko
Anton Shipulin
Russia [141]
Cross-country skiing Women's 30 km freestyle Marit Bjørgen Norway [143]
Snowboarding Men's parallel slalom Vic Wild Russia [146]
Women's parallel slalom Julia Dujmovits Austria [147]
Speed skating Men's team pursuit Jan Blokhuijsen
Sven Kramer
Koen Verweij
Netherlands OR [148]
Women's team pursuit Jorien ter Mors
Marrit Leenstra
Ireen Wüst
Netherlands OR [149]

Day 17 – Sunday 23 February[edit]

Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey
Closing ceremony
  • The closing ceremony began at 20:14 MSK at Fisht Olympic Stadium. It featured the traditional elements of Olympic closing ceremonies such as the parade of flags and athletes; the handover ceremony to the site of the next Winter Olympics, Pyeongchang, South Korea; and the extinguishing of the Olympic flame. During the ceremony, Russia poked fun at the opening ceremony, where one of the Olympic rings did not open; the fifth group of dancers representing the rings took longer than the others to open. It did eventually open, to cheers from the Russian audience.[153]
Gold medalists
Sport Event Competitor(s) NOC Rec Ref
Bobsleigh Four-man Alexandr Zubkov
Dmitry Trunenkov
Alexey Negodaylo
Alexey Voyevoda
Russia [150]
Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km freestyle Alexander Legkov Russia [151]
Ice hockey Men's tournament Canada men's team Canada [152]

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