2014 Winter Olympics

Medal Tally Olympics 2014: Updated Results for Each Event from Day 5

From left, silver medalist Australia's Torah Bright, gold medalist United States' Kaitlyn Farrington and bronze medalist United States' Kelly Clark pose following the women's snowboard halfpipe at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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R. Cory SmithSenior Writer IFebruary 12, 2014

Of the six gold medals handed out on Day 5 of the 2014 Winter Olympics, one of them finally went to Team USA again, which marked the third of the Olympics for the U.S.

After no American male snowboarder reached the podium in the halfpipe competition for the first time in Winter Olympics history, two females medaled in the halfpipe event on Wednesday.

Hanah Teter failed to medal, but Kaitlyn Farrington and Kelly Clark pulled through with a gold and bronze, respectively. Australian Torah Bright finished second to secure the silver medal, as USA Today reports:

Jeremy Schaap of ESPN came up with a pretty fitting nickname for the Idaho native:

The finishes by both were surprising, but Farrington was not expected to medal at all coming in and she finished fourth in the qualification just to get to the final event. Her finish is yet another shocker in snowboarding after Sage Kotsenburg won the slopestyle gold and Shaun White failed to medal.

Here's an updated look at the medal count standings at the end of the Day 5 events:

Despite the success of Farrington and Clark, it wasn't all perfect for the Americans. Shani Davis, the two-time defending gold medalist in the 1,000-meter speedskating event, was unable to pull off the three-peat and failed to medal in his best event.

Though she already claimed a bronze in the Olympics, Julia Mancuso was unable to pull out a second in the women's downhill on Day 5. One of the best alpine skiers in American history, Mancuso was favored in the event but wound up finishing a disappointing eighth.

Outside of the U.S., several stories of triumph took place Wednesday as the legend of the Russians on home ice continued.

The pairs duo of Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov once again wowed the Russian crowd and came away with the gold, but the moment that followed the performance was just as memorable as the routine.

Volosozhar and Trankov were brought to tears by the applause and cheered frantically as Volosozhar fell to the ground in his celebration, as Nick McCarvel of NBC points out:

While Davis failed to medal, the Netherlands once again controlled the podium as Michel Mulder took the bronze after winning the medal in the 500-meter event. His fellow countryman Stefan Groothuis took the gold in the event as the Dutch won five medals in the 500- and 1,000-meter races.

Here is a look at the results from Day 5, with full listings available via Sochi2014.com.

 

Alpine Skiing: Women's Downhill

Event Results
RankBibCountryTimeDifference
=121SLOTina Maze1:41.57
=18SUIDominique Gisin1:41.57
318SUILara Gut1:41.67
49ITADaniela Merighetti1:41.84
51SUIFabienne Suter1:41.94
626NORLotte Smiseth Sejersted1:42.01
725HUNEdit Miklos1:42.28
812USAJulia Mancuso1:42.56
95AUTNicole Hosp1:42.62
1027SLOIlka Stuhec1:42.65
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Figure Skating: Pairs Free Skating

Event Results
PlaceCountryNamesShort ProgramFree ProgramTotal
1RUSTatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov84.17152.69236.86
2RUSKsenia Stolbova/Fedor Klimov75.21143.47218.68
3GERAliona Savchenko/Robin Szolkowy79.64136.14215.78
4CHNQing Pang/Jian Tong73.30136.58209.88
5CANKirsten Moore-Towers/Dylan Moscovitch70.92131.18202.10
6RUSVera Bazarova/Yuri Larionov69.66129.94199.60
7CANMeagan Duhamel/Eric Radford72.21127.32199.53
8CHNCheng Peng/Hao Zheng70.59125.13195.72
9USAMarissa Castelli/Simon Shnapir67.44120.38187.82
10FRAVanessa James/Morgan Cipres65.36114.07179.43
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Men's Luge: Doubles

Event Results
RankCountryNamesTotal Time
1GERTobias Wendl/Tobias Arlt1:38.933
2AUTAndreas Linger/Wolfgang Linger1:39.455
3LATAndris Sics/Juris Sics1:39.790
4CANTristan Walker/Justin Snith1:39.840
5RUSAlexander Denisyev/Vladislav Antonov1:39.949
6ITAChristian Oberstolz/Patrick Gruber1:40.019
7ITALudwig Rieder/Patrick Rastner1:40.039
8GERToni Eggert/Sascha Benecken1:40.218
9RUSVladislav Yuzhakov/Vladimir Makhnutin1:40.337
10LATOskars Gudramovics/Peteris Kanins1:40.462
sochi2014.com

 

Nordic Combined: Individual Gundersen NH / 10-Kilometer, Cross-Country

Event Results
RankBibCountryNameJumpRace
11GEREric Frenzel131.523:50.2
22JPNAkito Watabe130.023:48.4
320NORMagnus Krog115.822:55.3
425ITAAlessandre Pittin113.422:47.5
515NORMagnus Hovdal Moan119.423:14.9
612GERJohannes Rydzek121.223:26.5
721ITALukas Runggaldier115.723:06.9
819GERFabian Riessle116.523:19.6
96GERTino Edelmann124.023:57.2
109NORHaavard Klemetsen122.723:53.4
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Snowboarding: Women's Halfpipe

Event Results
RankCountryNameBest Score
1USAKaitlyn Farrington91.75
2AUSTorah Bright91.50
3USAKelly Clark90.75
4USAHannah Teter90.50
5JPNRana Okada85.50
6CHNXuetong Cai84.25
7FRASophie Rodriguez79.50
8CHNShuang Li73.25
9CHNJiayu Liu68.25
10FRAMirabelle Thovex67.00
sochi2014.com

 

Speedskating: Men's 1,000-Meter

Event Results
RankCountryNameResult
1NEDStefan Groothuis1:08.39
2CANDenny Morrison1:08.43
3NEDMichel Mulder1:08.74
4GERNico Ihle1:08.86
5GERSamuel Schwarz1:08.89
6NEDKoen Verweij1:09.09
7KAZDenis Kuzin1:09.10
8USAShani Davis1:09.12
9USABrian Hansen1:09.21
10NEDMark Tuitert1:09.29
sochi2014.com

 

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