USA's Mikaela Shiffrin competes in the Women's Giant Slalom at the Yongpyong Alpine Centre during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang on February 15, 2018. / AFP / Martin BERNETTI
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It's the first of several Olympic titles she hopes to earn at the Pyeongchang Games.The 22-year-old trailed by 0.20 seconds following her first run, but she powered through a bumpy course on her second run to win by 0.39 seconds. Canada and the United States are the only two countries to ever win Olympic gold. Canada has won the past four Olympics; the United States won in 1998 .- Norway's Ragnhild Haga won her first gold medal in the women's 10-kilometer freestyle, topping the field by more than 20 seconds.Norway's Marit Bjoergen and Finland's Krista Parmakoski finished tied for bronze with identical times of 25 minutes, 32.4 seconds.- Ted-Jan Bloemen of Canada won the 10,000 meters in an Olympic-record time of 12 minutes, 39.77 seconds. Dutchman Sven Kramer finished a surprising sixth. He had dominated the distance race at every competition except the Olympics, where he has never won it.Canada won silver and Austria won bronze.
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