Sports NewsAlert: Snowboarder Blouin wins silver medal

09:21  12 february  2018
09:21  12 february  2018 Source:   MSN

Canada's Bloemen wins speedskating silver

  Canada's Bloemen wins speedskating silver GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of - Canadian long-track speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen has won a silver medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Bloemen was edged off the top of podium in the men's 5,000 metres by legendary Dutchman Sven Kramer, who broke his own Olympic record to take his third straight gold in the event in six minutes 9.76 seconds. The world-record holder in the event, Bloemen finished in 6:11.616. He edged Norway's Sverre Lunde Pedersen Bloemen was edged off the top of podium in the men's 5,000 metres by legendary Dutchman Sven Kramer, who broke his own Olympic record to take his third straight gold in the event in six minutes 9.76 seconds.

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PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin has won a silver medal in the women's slopestyle at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

Sporting a black eye after a nasty crash in training a few days ago, Blouin overcame high winds to nail a clean second run for 76.33 points.

The reigning world champion from Stoneham, Que., Blouin was second behind American Jamie Anderson, who scored 83.00 on her first run.

Enni Rukajarvi of Finland took bronze with a score of 73.91.

Brooke Voigt of Fort McMurray, Alta., finished 21st and Spencer O'Brien of Courtenay, B.C., was 22nd.

The start of the competition was delayed for about 75 minutes due to the conditions at windswept Phoenix Park.

Canada wins silver in luge relay

  Canada wins silver in luge relay PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - Canada earned its second Olympic luge medal on Thursday in dramatic fashion, finishing second in the team relay at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games. The team of singles sliders Alex Gough and Sam Edney and doubles duo Tristan Walker and Justin Snith raced to silver in a time of two minutes 24.872 seconds. The powerhouse Germans won gold in 2:24.517 while Austria took bronze in 2:24.988. The Canadians mobbed Walker The team of singles sliders Alex Gough and Sam Edney and doubles duo Tristan Walker and Justin Snith raced to silver in a time of two minutes 24.872 seconds.

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GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Canadian long-track speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen has won a silver medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. It was Canada's third medal of the day at the Games after snowboarders Max Parrot and Mark McMorris took silver and bronze in the men's

High winds forced the cancellation of the qualification on Sunday. Organizers decided to instead allow all competitors direct entry into the final.

Blouin took a hard fall Friday when her board got stuck in a crack after she landed a double jump. She resumed full training Sunday.

Canada won two medals in the men's slopestyle competition on Sunday. Max Parrot of Bromont, Que., won silver and Regina's Mark McMorris took the bronze.

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