The 2018 Winter Olympics came to a close yesterday and, while Team USA didn’t leave in overall medal count (they came in 4th behind Norway, Germany and Canada), there were many memorable moments and records set by American athletes.
The women of Team USA captured 14 medals (5 gold, 3 silver, 6 bronze), which made up more than half of our total medal count of 23 (9 gold, 8 silver, 6 bronze).
Congratulations to all of our Team USA women medalists – especially our Women to Watch winners that we’ve marked with an *.
- Chloe Kim, Snowboarding-Halfpipe*- GOLD
- Elana Meyers-Taylor, Bobsled* – SILVER (team)
- Jamie Anderson, Snowboarding* – GOLD (slopestyle) and SILVER (big air)
- Maia Shibutani, Ice Dance* – BRONZE (team) and BRONZE (Ice Dance)
- Mikaela Shiffrin, Alpine Skiing* – GOLD (giant slalom) and SILVER (combined)
- Mirai Nagasu, Figure Skating* – BRONZE (team)
- US Women’s Hockey Team* – GOLD (team)
- Arielle Gold, Snowboarding-Halfpipe – BRONZE
- Brita Sigourney, Freestyle Skiing-Halfpipe – BRONZE
Brittany Bowe, Speedskating – BRONZE (team)
Carlijn Schoutens, Speedskating – BRONZE (team)
Heather Bergsma, Speedskating – BRONZE (team)
Jessie Diggins, Cross-Country Skiing – GOLD (team)
Kikkan Randall, Cross-Country Skiing – GOLD (team)
- Lauren Gibbs, Bobsled – SILVER (team)
- Lindsey Vonn, Alpine Skiing-Downhill – BRONZE
Mia Manganello, Speedskating – BRONZE (team)
Here at YLJ, Inc, we’ve also decided to keep a medal count, but for the women only. Take a look below to see how the women of each country are faring in total medals as well as gold medals after one week of competition.
Week 1 Total Medals (Women): 4
Week 2 Total Medals (Women): 11
Final Total Medals (Women): 14
Week 1 Gold Medals (Women): 2
Week 2 Gold Medals (Women): 4
Final Gold Medals (Women): 5