Winter Olympics 2018: When is women's hockey gold medal game?

Feb 15, 2018, 01:52
Winter Olympics 2018: When is women's hockey gold medal game?

American teenager Chloe Kim and Austrian ski ace Marcel Hirscher triumphantly lit up the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Tuesday as the Games were hit by their first doping scandal.

Kim, who won the first snowboarding gold medal at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics, decided her final run was the ideal time to show off her skills and produced an all out score of 98.25 in an awesome display that included back to back 1080 tricks.

Before the final, he texted Kim one quick phrase.

A few women successfully landed the trick, but none could match Kim's score.

Kim nailed her first of three runs in the final and then coasted to her first gold medal at just 17 years old. Instead, she attempted to add an exclamation point by landing her most technical sequence of tricks - the back-to-back 1080s. She threw down a 89.75 during her first set to take the lead, only to watch Kim top it during her first run moments later. She secured her spot with a strong second run that had flawless pacing and control in the halfpipe at Phoenix Snow Park.

At 17, Kim is no longer an imugi.

Kim's been destined for greatness for quite some time.

"I definitely have a lot of Korean-American fans which is awesome", Kim tells CNN, having inspired South Korean children some 5,000 miles away to follow in her footsteps. She's got a gold pearl in her mouth.

"I knew I wouldn't have been satisfied going home with the gold but knowing I could have done even better", said Kim.

"I've only competed at the Olympics, and it's been an emotional experience watching other athletes in action", Jin said.

Leading up to these Olympics, Kim has been the subject of numerous features in the media.

Kim also tallied the music she listened to. The biggest one? National Hockey League players not playing in the Olympics.

But there were any nerves, you wouldn't be able to tell from her Twitter account.

However, her Tweets about wanting ice cream during the competition have also kept fans amused. Today, a tweet about breakfast sandwiches. In a 2016 interview with ESPN W, the Californian revealed that her mother wouldn't allow her to dye her hair "for the longest time", so the teen negotiated a compromise; Chloe could get highlights if she made the podium at the U.S. Burton Open.

The rest of the day was a contest for second, and China's Liu Jiayu won it. "I'm the dad of an Olympic gold medalist, not many people have this kind of feeling".

Fellow American Arielle Gold took the bronze medal and joined Kim on the podium. Clark responded with an 83.50 on her last run but ended up in fourth place. - Dutch speed skater Ireen Wust on home support after she won a gold medal in the woman's 1500m event. "You don't want to live in regret".

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