The latest medal tally for the Winter Olympics: China has overtaken Russia to win the gold and silver MEDALS, adding four new teams to the list

2022-05-14 0 By

Team Russia and Team New Zealand won gold MEDALS and moved into the top four in the medal tally as the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics continued on Tuesday.China, which currently has no MEDALS, dropped to fourth, with New Zealand, the United States, Australia and Finland making the list for the first time.The Russian Olympic Committee made a breakthrough in the men’s cross-country skiing double pursuit after failing to win the gold medal on the first day of the competition. Bolishunov and Spisov took the gold and silver MEDALS in 1 hour 16.09 minutes and 1 hour 17.20.8 seconds respectively.The race between the two was so tight that Spisov would have won the championship had he not stumbled.Niskanen took bronze to help Finland win its first medal of the Games.China’s Liu Rongsheng and Shang Jincai did their best and still managed to finish 38th and 49th.Russia currently ranks second in the medal table with one gold, two silver and one bronze, behind Norway with two golds.New Zealander Cindy Sinnott won the women’s snowboard slopestyle final with a score of 92.88 on her final jump, making history as New Zealand’s first winter Olympics champion. Marino of the United States and Cody of Australia took second and third place respectively.China won the mixed relay event on the first day of short track speed skating, but failed to reach the gold point on the second day, and its position in the gold medal table may further slide.Italy won two silver MEDALS and ranked eighth, Canada ranked ninth with one silver and one bronze medal, France, Germany and the United States tied for 10th with one silver medal, and Australia, Austria, Finland, Hungary and Japan tied for 13th with one bronze medal.A total of 17 Olympic teams have won MEDALS so far, with New Zealand, the United States, Australia and Finland making the list for the first time.