2018 Women’s US Olympic Medalists

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are now behind us, and there was a great showing from the kick-ass women representing the US. Below are the medal winners:

Gold: US Women’s Hockey

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Probably my favorite event/results. The US Women’s Hockey team won gold for the first time in 20 years, preventing rival Canada from reaching the top podium spot for a 5th consecutive time. Added cool fact (not that it needed any): this win came on the anniversary of the Miracle on Ice, when the US Men’s Hockey team beat the Soviet Union  in the 1980 Olympics, preventing their rival from moving on to the gold medal match, and potentially winning top honors ALSO for the 5th consecutive time (US went on to win gold).

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Jamie Anderson

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Gold: Snowboarding – Women’s Slopestyle

Silver: Snowboarding – Women’s Big Air

Chloe Kim

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Gold: Snowboarding – Women’s Halfpipe

Mikaela Shiffrin

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Gold: Alpine Skiing – Women’s Giant Slalom

Silver: Alpine Skiing – Women’s Alpine Combined

Jessica Diggins & Kikkan Randall

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Gold: Cross-Country – Women’s Team Sprint Freestyle

Lauren Gibbs & Elana Meyers Taylor

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Silver: Bobsled – Women’s 2-Man Competition

Bronze: Figure Skating – Mixed Team

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Mirai Nagasu, Bradie Tennell, Maia Shibutani (who also got bronze in Figure Skating – Mixed Ice Dance), & Alexa Scimeca Knierim

Arielle Gold

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Bronze: Snowboarding – Women’s Halfpipe

Brita Sigourney

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Bronze: Freestyle Skiing – Women’s Halfpipe

Lindsey Vonn

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Bronze: Alpine Skiing – Women’s Downhill

Bronze: Speed-skating – Women’s Team Pursuit 6 Laps

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Heather Bergsma, Carlijn Schoutens, Mia Manganello, & Brittany Bowe

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