Figure Skating - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men Single Skating short program competition - Gangneung Ice Arena - Gangneung, South Korea - February 16, 2018 - Nathan Chen of the U.S. performs. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen.The 22-year-old Shiffrin finished fourth in the women's Olympic slalom Friday, failing to win her second medal in as many days. Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan set an Olympic record with 111.68 points and is more than four points ahead of Spain's Javier Fernandez, who is in second.Goalie Ryan Zapolski made 21 saves for his first Olympic victory, which is crucial considering only the top four of 12 teams avoid the qualification round Monday.Yun Sungbin of South Korea earned a dominant win in men's skeleton with a four-run time of 3 minutes, 20.55 seconds -- a staggering 1.63 seconds ahead of silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russia.- Dario Cologna of Switzerland became the first cross-country skier to win three Olympic gold medals in the same event by capturing the 15-kilometer freestyle.The win also gave Switzerland its first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics.- Dutch speedskater Esmee Visser won gold in the women's 5,000-meter race, finishing in 6 minutes, 50.23 seconds.
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