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Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Day 4: medal count by country | news summary 8 February

2022 Beijing Olympics - Speed Skating - Men's 1500m - National Speed Skating Oval, Beijing, China - February 8, 2022. Gold medallist Kjeld Nuis of the Netherlands, silver medallist Thomas Krol of the Netherlands and bronze medallist Kim Minseok of So

2022 Winter Olympics Day 4: as it happened

Beijing 2022: medal table

1. Sweden: Gold 4 Silver 1 Bronze 1 (6)

2. Netherlands: Gold 3 Silver 3 Bronze 1 (7)

3. China: Gold 3 Silver 2 Bronze 0 (5)

3. Germany: Gold 3 Silver 2 Bronze 0 (5)

5. Norway: Gold 3 Silver 1 Bronze 4 (8)

6. Italy: Gold 2 Silver 4 Bronze 1 (7)

7. ROC: Gold 2 Silver 3 Bronze 5 (10)

8. Austria: Gold 2 Silver 3 Bronze 2 (7)

9. Slovenia: Gold 2 Silver 1 Bronze 2 (5)

10. France: Gold 1 Silver 4 Bronze 0 (5)

11. Canada: Gold 1 Silver 1 Bronze 4 (6)

12. Japan: Gold 1 Silver 1 Bronze 2 (4)

13. Switzerland: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 2 (3)

14. Australia: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (2)

15. Czech Republic: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 0 (1)

15. New Zealand: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 0 (1)

17. USA: Gold 0 Silver 4 Bronze 1 (5)

18. Belarus: Gold 0 Silver 1 Bronze 0 (1)

19. Hungary: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 2 (2)

20. Finland: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (1)

20. Republic of Korea: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (1)

20. Poland: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (1)


- Sweden top of medal table after Jonna Sundling wins cross country skiing

- Two golds for Austria as skiier Matthias Mayer retains crown in super G and snowboarder Benjam Karl wins parallel giant slalom

- Sweden beat GB to bronze in curling mixed doubles

- USA's Nathan Chen sets new world record in men's figure skating

- First gold for Czech Republic as Esther Ledecka earns snowboarding win

Quentin Fillon Maillet (France) wins gold in the men's 20km individual biathlon

Kjeld Nuis defends his Olympic title in the men's 1500m speed skating

Winter Olympics news articles:

What's in store on Day 5?

Wednesday 9 February - Day 5

Medal events: 6

Alpine skiing (women's slalom), freestyle skiing (men's big air), luge (doubles), nordic combined (individual normal hill), snowboard (women's snowboard cross) and short track speed skating (men's 1500m).

Thanks for joining us!

And that's a wrap! Thank you for joining us today. We'll be back shortly with all the action from Day 5 of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Sweden stay on top of the leaderboard and now have four gold medals to their name. 

It's gold for Natalie Geisenberger and Germany

Natalie Geisenberger (Germany) has won gold in the women's singles luge.

It's a third consecutive women's Olympic luge title and with that she becomes the first person ever - male or female - to achieve the feat.

Norway take silver in mixed doubles curling

Mixed doubles curling gold-medal match: Italy 8-5 Norway

Gold for Italy in curling!

It's their first time in this competition and the Italians have gone unbeaten! Well deserved champions.


Queralt Castellet of Spain in action during snowboarding training.

Photo: REUTERS/Mike Blake

Canada beat rivals USA in women's hockey

Canada have beaten the United States 4-2 to top Group B in the women's ice hockey. The USA finish runners-up. Both teams are now through to Friday's quarter-finals.

Back to back golds for Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo

Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo of Norway is the first athlete to ever win back to back gold medals in the men's sprint free cross country skiing.

Sweden grab another gold medal in Beijing

Jonna Sundling (Sweden) has claimed her first Olympic gold medal. 

Sweden leapfrog the Netherlands to go back to the top of the leaderboard.

Sweden return to the top of leaderboard

The Netherlands took the lead earlier after Kjeld Nuis’ won the men's 1500m speed skating but it's Sweden who regain their position at the top of the standings thanks to Jonna Sundling in the cross-country skiing. 

Netherlands take gold and silver in speed skating

Kjeld Nuis defends his Olympic title in the men's 1500m. It's his third Olympic gold. He’s beaten world champion and fellow Dutch Olympian Thomas Krol into second. 

South Korea's Kim Minseok finishes with the bronze medal.

That's the fifth and sixth medals for the Netherlands in speed skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Quentin Fillon Maillet wins the men's biathlon

Gold medal for France in men's biathlon

Quentin Fillon Maillet (France) has won gold in the men's 20km individual biathlon. The 29-year-old has finished 14.8 seconds clear of Belarusian Anton Smolski.

The 2018 champion Johannes Thingnes Boe goes home with the bronze medal.


Blake Enzie of Canada in action during training for the men's skeleton event.

Photo: REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Ledecka wins Czechs' first gold in Beijing

In the women's parallel giant slalom, the Czech Republic's Esther Ledecka has added another Olympic snowboarding gold to her collection, with Austria's Daniela Ulbing in second and Slovenia's Gloria Kotnik in third.

Karl adds another gold for Austria

Snowboarder Benjamin Karl has won Austria's second gold medal of the day, winning out in the men's parallel giant slalom. Slovenia's Tim Mastnak claimed silver, while the ROC's Victor Wild took bronze.

Sweden curling

Sweden's Oskar Eriksson (right) and Almida de Val celebrate after beating Great Britain in the curling mixed doubles bronze-medal game on Tuesday.

(Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Sweden win curling bronze

In the curling mixed doubles, Sweden have comprehensively beaten Great Britain in the bronze-medal match, winning 9-3.

Italy face Norway in the gold-medal match at 7:05am ET (8:05pm Beijing time).

New WR in men's figure skating!

Ailing Eileen Gu

Ailing Eileen Gu of Team China on her way to gold in the women's freestyle skiing freeski big air final on Tuesday.

(Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Ailing Eileen Gu gold

Gu grabs gold to take China top of medal table

China's Ailing Eileen Gu has claimed gold in the women's freestyle skiiing big air final - a win that moves the Chinese to the top of the medal table, with three golds in total!

France's Tess Ledeux won silver, and Switzerland's Mathilde Gremaud took bronze.

(Photo: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Mayer wins men's super G

Skiier Matthias Mayer has earned Austria's first gold medal of the 2022 Winter Olympics, winning the men's super G. Mayer also won the event in Pyeongchang four years ago.

The USA's Ryan Cochran-Siegle takes silver, with Norway's Aleksander Aamodt Kilde in the bronze-medal position.

Day 4: summary

Where will your attention be directed? Lots of action and another glut of medal ceremonies ahead.

USA vs Canada: pucker up

In a few hours we'll see Team USA's women's hockey team go at it on the ice against neighbors Canada.

Och ice the noo

Led by skip Rhona Martin, five unassuming women from Scotland unite for a shot at Olympic curling glory – and end up capturing the hearts of a nation in the process.

A look back at some curling images of the past.


Winter Olympics Day 3 sees Sweden and China move up

Sweden claimed top spot in the medal table at the end of day three at Beijing 2022 after winning their third gold thanks to Sara Hector's victory in the alpine skiing women's giant slalom.

A look back at Day 3.

Herrmann wins the individual biathlon

Denise Herrmann has won gold in the Women's 15km individual biathlon. 

Anais Chevalier-Bouchet and Marte Roeiseland have taken silver and bronze respectively.

Wüst proving to be the best as history made

Ireen Wüst became the first person to win an individual gold medal in five different Olympics after her victory in the women's 1,500m speed skating event.

Let's have a quick look back at some of the highlights from yesterday...


Which countries will not participate in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics?

There is a very decent turnout at these Beijing Games but not everyone has arrived. Here's a look at those that are missing out.

Beijing 2022 live medal count: welcome

Hello and welcome to our live medal count at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, where numerous golds, silvers and bronzes are due to be handed out across the events on day four.

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

Freestyle Skiing Big Air: Women's Final - 9:00 p.m. Monday

Alpine skiing: Men's Super-G - 10:00 p.m. Monday

Snowboarding: Parallel Giant Slalom M/W Finals - 1:30 a.m. Tuesday

Curling: Bronze: Sweden vs. GB - 1:00 a.m. & Gold: Norway vs. Italy - 7:00 a.m. Tuesday

Biathlon: Men's 20km - 3:30 a.m. Tuesday

Speed Skating: Men's 1500m - 5:30 a.m. Tuesday

Cross-Country Skiing: M/W Sprint Finals - 5:30 a.m. Tuesday

Luge: Women's Singles Final Run - 8:30 a.m. Tuesday

And there is much more to enjoy:

Figure Skating: Men's short program - 8:15 p.m. & 11p.m. Monday

Women's Hockey: Prelim, Round incl. USA vs Canada - 11:00 p.m. Monday



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