Olympic Alpine Skiing 2014: Live Results and Highlights of Men's Super-G

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Olympic Alpine Skiing 2014: Live Results and Highlights of Men's Super-G
Alessandro Trovati

The United States had quite the dramatic and impressive day on the slopes of the Super-G course at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on Sunday. 

Bode Miller nervously held the lead in the competition after he turned in a time of 1:18.67, but he would be denied gold by Norway's Kjetil Jansrud, who crushed all of the competition with a gold-medal winning time of 1:18.14. Jansrud also won the bronze in the downhill event earlier in the Games. 

After ending up tied with Canada's Jan Hudec on time, Miller looked to have a silver, but his teammate, Andrew Weibrecht, surprised everyone with a silver-medal run of 1:18.44 that handed him his second-career medal.  Weibrecht previously won bronze in Vancouver in the same competition. 

As for Miller, he ended up deadlocked with Hudec in third place to win his sixth career Olympic medal, while Hudec won the first Canadian Alpine medal in 20 years. 

With his bronze, Miller became the oldest medalist in Alpine history at 36. 

The tie was the second in Sochi in an alpine skiing event as Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland tied for the gold medal in the women's downhill.

American medal favorite Ted Ligety did not have a strong day as he finished down in 14th place. 

 

Gold: Kjetil Jansrud (Norway): 1:18.14

Silver: Andrew Weibrecht (United States): 1:18.44

Bronze: Jan Hudec (Canada) and Bode Miller (United States): 1:18.67

 

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