Keep up with the latest Olympic news from the USA with this blog. You’ll find information on athletes, events, and results.
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The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world’s foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. The first Olympics took place in Olympia, Greece, in 776 BC. The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896.
What’s Happening in the USA?
The United States is currently in the lead for the most medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics! With a total of 23 medals (9 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze), the USA is ahead of Norway (19 medals) and Canada (18 medals). Stay up to date with the latest news and results from the USA’s athletes competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics!
Team USA’s Medal Count
Team USA is currently in second place with a total of 28 medals (9 gold, 9 silver, 10 bronze). China is in first place with a total of 32 medals (13 gold, 9 silver, 10 bronze), and Japan is in third place with a total of 23 medals (7 gold, 8 silver, 8 bronze).
Highlights from the USA
The United States is currently in the lead for the most gold medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics. As of February 22, 2018, the USA has nine gold medals, six silver medals, and four bronze medals. The most recent gold medal was won by Red Gerard in slopestyle skiing. The USA vs. Norway men’s hockey game was one of the most watched events on television, with an average of 8.2 million viewers.
It is safe to say that the USA has had a successful Olympics so far. They have taken home a total of 23 medals, with 9 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze medals. They are currently in 4th place in the overall medal count. There have been many memorable moments for the USA team thus far, including Chloe Kim winning gold in the women’s snowboarding halfpipe, Red Gerard winning gold in the men’s snowboarding slopestyle, and luger Chris Mazdzer winning silver in the men’s singles luge. With several more events still to go, it will be interesting to see how many more medals the USA can take home.