The fifth day of the Olympic winter games in Pyeongchang started with draw of medals in snowboarding.
American snowboarder Shaun white became the triple Olympic champion in half-pipe, adding to victories in 2006 and 2010 gold Pyeongchang 2018.
White before the last attempt yielded a silver medalist Sochi 2014 Japanese Ayumu Hirano, but found the strength to add and snatched the gold.
The Americans won their fourth win in snowboarding, which has risen to third place in the medal standings.
The results of the final:
1. Shaun white (USA) – of 97.75
2. Ayumi Iran (Japan) – 95,25
3. Scotty James (Australia) – 92,00
The Central event of the fifth day of the Olympic games-2018 will not take place today – because of the strong wind women’s biathlon individual race postponed to Thursday. Ukraine in this discipline will introduce Jim Julia, Valya Semerenko and Iryna varvynets and Anastasiya Merkushyna.
The weather in Pyeongchang reflected in the calendar of competitions in Alpine skiing. Women’s slalom with the participation of Ukraine Olga Knysh rescheduled for February 16.
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