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Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics: medal count summary by country | 5 February

Update:
Team Italy celebrate winning the Silver medal during the Mixed Team Relay Final A on day one of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Capital Indoor Stadium on February 05, 2022 in Beijing, China.

Winter Olympics 2022: Day 1 as it happened

Beijing 2022: medal table after Day 1

1. Norway: Gold 2 Silver 0 Bronze 0 (2)

2. Slovenia: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (2)

3. China: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 0 (1)

3. Netherlands: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 0 (1)

3. Sweden: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 0 (1)

6. Italy: Gold 0 Silver 2 Bronze 0 (2)

7. Canada: Gold 0 Silver 1 Bronze 1 (2)

7. ROC: Gold 0 Silver 1 Bronze 1 (2)

9. France: Gold 0 Silver 1 Bronze 0 (1)

9. Germany: Gold 0 Silver 1 Bronze 0 (1)

11. Austria: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (1)

11. Japan: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (1)

11. Hungary: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (1)

Headlines:

- Norway's Therese Johaug wins Beijing 2022's first gold medal, taking victory in women's 7.5km+7.5km skiathlon

- Netherlands' Irene Schouten takes 3000m speed skating gold, sets Olympic record

- Norway win gold in biathlon mixed relay (4x6km), ahead of France and ROC

- Slovenia's Ursa Bogataj wins women's normal hill ski jumping

- Sweden's Walter Wallberg claims gold in men's mogul freestyle skiing

- Hosts China win gold in short track speed skating mixed team relay

Medals events: day one (gold-medal event start times ET):

- Cross-country skiing: women’s 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon (2:45am)
- Speed skating: women’s 3000m (3:30am)
- Biathlon: mixed relay 4x6km (4am)
- Ski jumping: women’s normal hill individual final (7am)
- Freestyle skiing: men’s moguls final (7:40am)
- Short track speed skating: mixed team relay (8:26am)

Medals to be won on day two (gold-medal event start times ET):

- Snowboarding: women’s slopestyle (9:24pm on Saturday)
- Alpine skiing: men’s downhill (10pm on Saturday)
- Cross-country skiing: men’s 15km+15km skiathlon (2am on Sunday)
- Speed skating: men’s 5000m (3:30am on Sunday)
- Ski jumping: men’s normal hill individual (7am on Sunday)
- Freestyle skiiing: women’s moguls (7:40am on Sunday)
- Luge: men’s singles (8:15am on Sunday)

Beijing 2022 news articles:

Norway celebrated gold in biathlon and cross-country skiing on Saturday as the most successful nation in Winter Olympics history topped the medals table.

Hosts China also got in on the gold medal action, along with Slovenia, Netherlands and Sweden, but the United States had yet to secure a medal of any colour.

Hungary and Italy complete short track speed skating podium

China took gold in the speed event with Italy and Hungary in the silver and bronze positions, respectively.

China win mixed team relay in speed skating

China win gold in short track speed skating mixed relay

Hosts China have their first medal of the 2022 Winter Olympics: they've taken victory in the short track speed skating mixed relay final, beating Italy and Hungary into second and third, respectively.

(Photo: Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)

Norway win gold

Team Norway celebrate after their gold-medal win in the 4x6km biathlon mixed relay today. It's Norway's second gold so far at Beijing 2022, following Therese Johaug's victory in the women’s 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon.

(Photo: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji)

Canada's Kingsbury makes history

By winning silver behind Walter Wallberg, Canada's Mikael Kingsburgy has become the first athlete in Olympic history to claim three career medals in the men's moguls.

Sweden's Wallberg

Walt a result!

Walter Wallberg celebrates after winning the men's moguls freestyle skiing final and claiming Sweden's first medal of the 2022 Winter Games.

(Photo: REUTERS/Dylan Martinez)

Sweden's Wallberg takes gold in men's freestyle skiing

The final of the men's moguls freestyle skiing has just concluded - and it's gold for Sweden's Walter Wallberg, with a score of 83.23. Wallberg is followed in second by Canada's Mikael Kingsbury, and in third by Japan's Ikuma Horishima.

Bogataj

Slovenia's Bogataj wins ski jumping gold

Slovenia's Ursa Bogataj has won gold in the women's normal hill ski jumping, with Germany's Katharina Althaus taking silver and another Slovenian, Nika Kriznar, claiming bronze.

(Photo: REUTERS/Hannah Mckay)

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AS USA's Gidget Alikpala has the full story

 

Snowboarder White to retire after Beijing 2022

American snowboarder Shaun White has announced that he will retire after the Beijing Winter Olympics.

"It will be my last competition, which is pretty special," White said on Saturday.

The 35-year-old is a three-time Olympic champion, having won gold in half-pipe snowboarding at the 2006, 2010 and 2018 Winter Games.

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Harding vs Kerrigan: the ice skating conspiracy

In this in-depth feature, AS USA takes a look back at the infamous 1994 attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan - an assault orchestrated by the husband of Kerrigan's US rival Tonya Harding.

Ski jumping final delayed

The final of the women's normal hill ski jumping event has been delayed slightly, from its original time of 6:35am ET (7:35pm local time) to 7am ET (8pm local time).

Ski jumping women's normal hill event 1st round

Next medal up for grabs: women's ski jumping

The women's normal hill ski jumping event is underway, with the recipient of Beijing 2022's fourth gold medal to be decided in a final round that is due to begin at 6:35am ET (6:35pm local time).

There's no Marita Kramer, of course, after the world's leading women's ski jumper tested positive for covid-19 just before the Games.

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Norway clinch first gold medal of Beijing Winter Olympics

Here's the full story on Therese Johaug's victory in the 7.5km+7.5km women's skiathlon, as Norway claimed the first gold medal of the 2022 Winter Games.

Schouten

Women's 3000m speed skating: the medallists

The Netherlands' Irene Schouten (centre) poses alongside silver medallist Francesca Lollobrigida of Italy (left) and bronze Bronze medallist Isabelle Weidemann of Canada after winning gold in the women's 3000m speed skating.

(Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Norway win mixed relay biathlon gold

Norway now have their second gold medal at Beijing 2022: they've just won the biathlon mixed relay (4x6km), ahead of France and the ROC. The USA finished seventh.

Schouten shoots to speed skating gold

The Netherlands' Irene Schouten has claimed the second gold medal of the 2022 Winter Games, winning the women's 3000m speed skating with an Olympic-record time of 3:56.93. Italy's Francesca Lollobrigida has taken silver, with bronze going to Canada's Isabelle Weidemann. The USA's Mia Kilburg finished down in 19th.

Johaug wins first Beijing 2022 gold - photos

Here are some photos from that 7.5km+7.5km women's cross-country skiing event, which saw Norway's Therese Johaug win the first gold medal of the 2022 Winter Games:

Speed skating

Next medals up: speed skating and biathlon

The next two gold medals up for grabs at Beijing 2022 are in the women's 3000m speed skating and the biathlon mixed relay (4x6km). Both events are now underway.

Take a look at our preview of the six medal events on day one of the Winter Olympics

(Photo: Sebastien Bozon / AFP)

Medal winners

The first podium at Beijing 2022

After winning gold in the women's 7.5km+7.5km skiathlon, Norway's Therese Johaug (centre) celebrates alongside silver medalist Natalia Nepryaeva of the Russian Olympic Committee (left) and bronze medalist Teresa Stadlober of Austria.

(Photo: REUTERS/Marko Djurica)

Norway's Johaug takes first gold medal at Beijing 2022

Norway's Therese Johaug has claimed the first gold medal at the 2022 Winter Olympics, winning the women's 7.5km+7.5km skiathlon ahead of the ROC's Natalia Nepryaeva and Austria's Teresa Stadlober, in a time of 44:13.7.

The USA's Jessie Diggins finished just outside the medals, in sixth, with a time of 45:04.2.

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Incidentally, if you're wondering why Nepryaeva is representing the Russian Olympic Committee rather than Russia, AS USA's Sergio Gómez and Calum Roche have the answer to your question.

Women's 7.5km+7.5km skiathlon underway

The first medal event of the 2022 Winter Olympics, the women's 7.5km+7.5km skiathlon, is now underway. The ROC's Natalia Nepryaeva and Sweden's Frida Karlsson are among the chief contenders for the gold medal, with the likes of Norway's Therese Johaug and Sweden's Ebba Andersson also in contention.

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Beijing 2022 live medal count: welcome

Hello and welcome to our live medal count at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, where medals are due to be handed out in six events on day one.

The events in which medals are up for grabs today are (start times all ET):

- Cross-country skiing: women’s 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon (2:45am)
- Speed skating: women’s 3000m (3:30am)
- Biathlon: mixed relay 4x6km (4am)
- Ski jumping: women’s normal hill individual final (6:35am)
- Freestyle skiing: men’s moguls final (7:40am)
- Short track speed skating: mixed team relay (8:26am)

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