- Czech Republic’s Ester Ledecka became the first woman to claim gold medals in two sports at a Winter Olympics after claiming her second one in a snowboarding event at the PyeongChang Winter Games.
- Fifteen-year-old Russian figure skater Alina Zagitova beat her teammate and two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva to win gold.
- Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen became the most successful Winter Olympian in history after claiming her 14th medal. The 37-year-old, who has won seven gold, four silver and three bronze medals at Winter Olympics, overtook compatriot Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, who earned 13 medals.
- Norway’s Havard Lorentzen won the men’s 500-metre speed skating by a margin of just 0.01 seconds to set a Winter Olympics record.
- Yuzuru Hanyu won Japan’s first gold medal at PyeongChang Winter Olympics and also became the first figure skater in 66 years to win back-to-back Winter Olympic gold medals in the men’s singles event.
- Seventeen-year-old snowboarder Redmond Gerard won the first gold medal for the United States at Winter Olympics.
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