Diary of Winter Olympics 2018: Day Five

Source : 112 Ukraine

Results, winners, losers, heroes and events of each day of the Olympic Games in PyeongChang
12:34, 14 February 2018

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Tuesday was eventful; however, the Ukrainian athletes did not succeed.

There were no biathlon competitions this day what allowed the coaching staff of the Ukrainian national team to meditate on the failure showings of our team for a while.

Related: Diary of Winter Olympics 2018: Day Four

Results of the day:

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National Team of Ukraine:

Ivan Kovbasnyuk took the 57th place in the combined alpine skiing and was not qualified for the final competition.

Also, the Ukrainian cross-country skiers did not succeed. Oleksii Krasovskyi and Andrii Orlyk took 70th and 73rd places, Maryna Antsybor and Tetiana Antypenko got 54th and 56th places but all of them did not make it into the final.

Ukrainian Olena Shkhumova and Olena Stetskiv occupied 26th and 28th places after three races in the luge but it did not allow them to compete in the final.

Related: Winter Olympics 2018: Russian fans removed from stadium for banner witth Lenin's image

The other results:

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Marsel Hirscher, the Austrian won the gold medal in the alpine skiing.

The final of the sprint took place in the cross-country skiing. Johannes Klaebo from Norway was the winner among men and Sweden Stina Nilsson was the winner among the women.

The Olympic athlete from Russia took the bronze medal in mixed doubles, curling. Canada won the gold medal flatting Switzerland in the final with the score 10-3.

Also, the woman's singles in the luge took place. German Natalie Geisenberger and Dajan Eitberger won the gold and silver medals, while Alex Gough from Canada took the bronze medal.

Arianna Fontana from Italy won in the ladies' 500m short track speed skating. Yara van Kerkhof from the Netherlands was the second and Kim Boutin from Canada took the third place.

The ladies' halfpipe took place in the snowboard section. Chloe Kim from the US won the gold medal, Chinese Liu Jiayu was the second and U.S. Arielle Gold was the third.

Kjeld Nuis from the Netherlands won the men's 1500m in the speed skating. His compatriot Patrick Roest was the second and Kim Min Seok from South Korea won the bronze medal.


Related: Winter Olympics 2018: Schedule of Ukrainian team for February 15

The hero of the day

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Norway skier Johannes Klaebo won the men's sprint classic. Klaebo became the youngest Olympic winner in the history of the cross-country skiing at the age of 21 years, three months and 22 days. The previous record was set by Gunde Svan from Sweden during the Olympics in Sarajevo in 1984. He was 22 years, one month and one day old.



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