Sochi Olympics: Norway gains third position, Germany still on top
SOCHI: Norway moved to third in the medals table of 2014 Sochi Olympics whereas Germany is still leading the gold medals count with seven after day 10 of the Winter Games, ARY News reports on Monday.
Exhilirating contests were witnessed on day 10 of the Olympics.
In the Men's Ice Hockey Competition, a nail biting encounter was witnessed between hosts Russia and Slovakia. Russia won the match 1-0 after the game went on the penalty shootouts.
The United States pair of Meryl Davis and Charlie White led the Figure Skating Ice Dance event after scoring 78.89 points whereas Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir from Canada are at second place with 76.33 points followed with the Russian pair of Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov at third with 73.04 points to their name.
In the Women's Curling event, Canada defeated China 9-8 to make their place in the Semi Finals of the competition.
Earlier, Kamil Stoch of Poland won the gold medal in the Men's High Ski Jumping after scoring 278.7 in the final. Noriaki Kasai of Japan took the silver medal for his country whereas Peter Prevc of Solvenia won the bronze medal.
Germany is leading the Winter Olympics with seven gold medals followed by Netherlands and Norway with their five gold medals each.