Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Day 5: medal count by country | news summary 9 February
Winter Olympics 2022: Day 5 as it happened
Beijing 2022: medal table
1. Germany: Gold 5 Silver 3 Bronze 0 (8)
2. Norway: Gold 4 Silver 2 Bronze 4 (10)
3. Sweden: Gold 4 Silver 1 Bronze 2 (7)
4. Netherlands: Gold 3 Silver 3 Bronze 1 (7)
5. China: Gold 3 Silver 2 Bronze 0 (5)
6. Austria: Gold 2 Silver 4 Bronze 4 (10)
7. Italy: Gold 2 Silver 4 Bronze 1 (7)
8. ROC: Gold 2 Silver 3 Bronze 6 (11)
9. Slovenia: Gold 2 Silver 1 Bronze 2 (5)
10. USA: Gold 1 Silver 5 Bronze 1 (7)
11. France: Gold 1 Silver 5 Bronze 0 (6)
12. Canada: Gold 1 Silver 2 Bronze 5 (8)
13. Japan: Gold 1 Silver 1 Bronze 2 (4)
14. Switzerland: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 3 (4)
15. Australia: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (2)
15. Republic of Korea: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (2)
17. Czech Republic: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 0 (1)
17. New Zealand: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 0 (1)
17. Slovakia: Gold 1 Silver 0 Bronze 0 (1)
20. Belarus: Gold 0 Silver 1 Bronze 0 (1)
21. Hungary: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 2 (2)
22. Finland: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (1)
22. Poland: Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 1 (1)
- Arlt and Wendl move Germany to top of medal table with gold
- Ruud claimed gold in men's freestyle skiing big air final
- Slovakia's Vlhova wins alpine skiing gold in women's slalom run
- Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis wins USA's first gold at 2022 Games
- Gold for Germany's Vinzenz Geiger in Nordic combined
- Republic of Korea's Hwang Daeheon wins short track skating gold
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That's all from us for Day 5. It's been another enthralling day at the 2022 Winter Olympics!
We will be back later today to take you through all of the action in Beijing on Day 6. Thanks again!
Sweden victorious over China, US beat ROC
In today's men's curling, Sweden beat the hosts China 6-4.
The USA also won their match, beating the Russian Olympic Committee 6-5.
Arlt and Wendl take home gold for Germany
Tobias Arlt and Tobias Wendl are the first athletes to ever win the luge doubles three times. An incredible achievement by the German athletes.
Gold for Germany!
Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt (Germany) have won gold in the luge doubles by 0.099 seconds!
They are the first doubles team to win three consecutive Winter Olympic golds. They also won gold medals in 2014 and 2018.
Fellow Germans Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken take the silver medals, with Austrians Thomas Steu and Lorenz Koller win bronze.
Korea's Hwang Daeheon takes short track skating gold
The Republic of Korea's Hwang Daeheon has won gold in the men's short track skating 1500m, ahead of Canada's Steven Dubois in second and the ROC's Semen Elistratov in third.
AS USA's Sergio Gómez and Calum Roche look at the reasons whyRussia are competing as the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) at Beijing 2022.
"What a FINISH!"
"MADNESS!" tweets Team Germany in reaction to Vinzenz Geiger's dramatic victory. "Geiger wins GOLD in the Nordic combined and is an Olympic champion! Unbelievable! What a FINISH!"
Geiger grabs Nordic combined gold
In the end it's gold for another German in the Nordic combined, as Vinzenz Geiger storms through at the end to win! Schmid and Rydzek both fall away, and silver goes to Norway's Joergen Graabak, with Austria's Lukas Greiderer holding on to third to take bronze.
That silver for Graabak means Norway keep hold of top spot in the medal table, ahead of Germany, who are up from fifth to second.
Men's Nordic combined nearing conclusion
We’re just past the 7.5km mark in the men’s Nordic combined 10km cross-country skiing, and it’s a German one-two as things stand. Julian Schmid leads the way, followed by Johannes Rydzek. Austria’s Lukas Greiderer is in the bronze-medal position.
Norway's Birk Ruud (centre) poses alongside silver medallist Colby Stevenson of the USA (left and bronze medallist Henrik Harlaut of Sweden at the flowing ceremony for the men's freestyle skiing big air final on Wednesday.
(Photo: REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch)
AS USA's Sveto Pavlović takes a look at the design of the medals handed out at the 2022 Winter Games.
AS USA's Fidel Rubio profiles speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno, the USA's most decorated Winter Olympian.
The USA's Lindsey Jacobellis (centre) celebrates with silver medallist Chloe Trespeuch of France (left) and bronze medallist Meryeta Odine of Canada after winning the women's snowboard cross on Wednesday.
(Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Jacobellis earns USA's first gold medal in Beijing
Lindsey Jacobellis has secured the USA’s first gold medal at the 2022 Winter Olympics, winning the women’s snowboard cross big final!
France’s Chloe Trespeuch takes silver, with Canada’s Meryeta Odine completing the podium.
Slovakia's Petra Vlhova poses with her gold medal after winning the alpine skiing women's slalom event on Wednesday.
(Photo: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)
Slovakia's Vlhova wins women's slalom
Petra Vlhova has grabbed gold for Slovakia in the alpine skiing women's slalom. That's Slovakia's first medal in Beijing! Vlhova is followed in second by Austria's Katharina Liensberger, and in third by Switzerland's Wendy Holdener.
Norway's Birk Ruud on his way to victory in the men's freestyle skiing big air final on Wednesday.
(Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Ruud wins freestyle skiing gold to send Norway top of medal table
Norway have leapfrogged Sweden at the top of the medal table, after Birk Ruud claimed the country’s fourth gold in Beijing by winning the men’s freestyle skiing big air final.
The USA’s Colby Stevenson took second, with Sweden’s Henrik Harlaut in third.
More medals to come
We are about and hour and a half away from our first medal event of Day 5. The Women's Slalom Runs start at 12:45 a.m.. Can Paula Moltzan bring home the gold medal?
End of the road for White?
American's halfpipe hero will be calling it an Olympic career once Beijing 2022 comes to an end. In a press conference early in the week Sean Whlte told reporters “I think I’ve decided this will be the last competition,” Father time has caught up to the ageless wonder who won his first half pipe gold medal In Torino 2006 at the age of 19
Chen the King of the Ice.. for now
Nathan Chen has become the talk of the town in Beijing, but all will be for not if he can't end his Olympics campaign with a gold medal at the end of the short program competition
In case it wasn't clear enough on the bottom of the page, here's all you need to know about today's events... Part 1