Winter Olympics: Norway leads medals table
SOCHI: Norway continues to lead the medals table of the 2014 Winter Olympics whereas hosts Russia has moved to the second spot and Canada is at third position in the standings here in Sochi, ARY News reports on Saturday.
The 2014 Winter Olympics will come to a curtain call tomorrow and Norway leads the gold medals count with their 10 golds.
Ukraine won the gold medal in the Women’s Biathlon Relay Race with their time of 1 hour 10 minutes and 02.5 seconds whereas Russia took the silver medal with their time of 1 hour 10 minutes and 28.9 seconds. Norway won the bronze medal after completing the race in an hour, 10 minutes 40.1 seconds.
Viktor Ahn helped Russia win the Men’s 500 meter Speed Skating Event after he won the race in 41.312 seconds. China’s Dajing Wu claimed the silver medal with his time of 41.516 seconds and Charle Cournoyer of Canada took the bronze medal as he finished at 41.617 seconds.
In the Men’s 5000 meter Speed Skating Relay Race, Russia stood at the top of the podium followed by United States of America and China. Russia set a new Olympic record in the competition after completing the race in 6 minutes and 42.100 seconds.
Canada defeated United States 1-0 in the Men’s Ice Hockey Semi-Final. They will square off in the gold medal match against Sweden who had earlier defeated Finland 2-1.
Park Seung-Hi of South Korea won the gold medal in the Women’s 1000 meter Speed Skating event as she came at first place with time of 1 minute 30.761 seconds followed by Fan Kexin of China with her time of 1 minute and 30.811. South Korea’s Shim Suk-Hee won the bronze medal with the time of 1 minute and 31.027 seconds.
Norway leads the medals table of the 2014 Winter Olympics with their 10 gold medals followed by Russia and Canada with their 9 golds each.