The second competition day at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang is over. Today, six sets of medals have been awarded - in ski races (skiathlon, men), freestyle (mogul, women), biathlon (sprint, men), luge (men, singles), snowboarding (slopestyle, men) and speed skating (5000 meters, men).
Leadership in the medal stand is held by Germany - biathletes Laura Dahlmeier and Arnd Peiffer, and also the flying skier Andreas Wellinger, brought the "gold" to the team.
The largest number of medals was won by Norwegian athletes - eight. The national team of this country is second after Germany in terms of gold medals.
Ukrainian athletes are still without awards. While the best Ukrainian results at the 2018 Olympics is the 14th place of biathlete Vita Semerenko in the sprint.
Today's competition in alpine skiing - downhill for men - was postponed to February 15 due to bad weather. In this discipline, our athlete Ivan Kovbasnyuk was to start.
Today Ukrainian sportsmen showed results in competitions:
ski races (Olexiy Krasovsky - 61th place);
luge sport (Anton Dukach - 23rd place, Andriy Mantziy - 40th place);
freestyle (Tetiana Petrova - 30th place);
biathlon (Serhiy Semenov - 46th place, Dmytro Pidruchny - 21st place, Artem Pryma - 40th place, Volodymyr Semakov - 78th place).
Medal count top 5:
Germany - 3 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze
Netherlands - 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
Norway - 1 gold, 4 silver, 3 bronze
USA - 1 gold, 1 silver, 0 bronze
France - 1 gold, 0 silver, bronze