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The highlights of Day 5 of the Pyeongchang Olympics include a gold medal for American snowboarder Shaun White and a second consecutive gold medal in doubles luge for German duo Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt.
It was the third halfpipe gold medal for White and the 100th overall for the United States in the Winter Olympics.
In figure skating, the Chinese duo of Sui Wenjing and Han Cong are in first place after the pairs short program. Defending champion Eric Frenzel of Germany won the gold medal in the Nordic combined normal hill event.
Gusty winds also forced the cancellation of more events, and the Olympic Park in the coastal city of Gangneung was evacuated.
The Olympic men’s hockey tournament opened with a pair of surprises, with both the Americans and the favored Russians losing 3 2.
Jan Mursak scored the tying goal for Slovenia in the final minutes of regulation and the winning goal in overtime against the United States. players hung their heads on the bench before Slovenia players celebrated with their fans Wednesday.
Zapolski allowed three goals on 25 shots, including the first goal by Jan Urbas. Slovenian goaltender Gasper Kroselj stopped 34 of the 36 shots he faced to pick up the victory, giving up goals to Brian O’Neill and Jordan Greenway.
In the second game,
the Olympic Athletes from Russia lost to Slovakia by giving up a two goal lead.
Shaun White has apologized after referring to a sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against him in 2016 as “gossip” during a news conference following his historic gold medal in the men’s halfpipe.
White issued the apology on NBC’s” Today” show on Wednesday. He says he used “a poor choice of words to describe such a sensitive subject” and he’s “truly sorry.”
White won an unprecedented third halfpipe gold medal Wednesday. While he did, many on social media resurfaced the details from the lawsuit filed by a former drummer in White’s rock band who said White sexually harassed her and refused to pay her wages after he fired her. The lawsuit was settled in May.
A Kim Jong Un impersonator calling himself only Howard from Australia has made an appearance at the Korea Japan women’s ice hockey game at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
He briefly walked in front of a North Korean cheering section waving a unification flag and smiling Wednesday before being moved away to his seat nearby.
Security then came to take him out of the arena as a crowd began to form. Police later took over, surrounding him in a hall outside the seating area and preventing him from going back into the game.
The impersonator wore a long black overcoat and glasses and sported the North Korean dictator’s trademark haircut.
Germans Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt have won their second consecutive Olympic doubles luge gold medal, prevailing in a bit of a surprise at the Pyeongchang Games.
Wendl and Arlt finished their two runs in 1 minute, 31.697 seconds. They’re the first German team to win two straight doubles golds since Hans Rinn and Norbert Hahn in 1976 and 1980.
The Austrian team of Peter Penz and Georg Fischler was second, less than one tenth of a second off the winning time. Germany’s Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken took third.