TEAM USA MEDAL RACE UPDATE 02/12/2022
Team USA claimed a single medal (gold) on Day 8 of the 2022 Winter Olympics, as six more medal events were contested.
It’s the United States’ 11th medal of the Games and fifth gold, bringing the total to 11: five gold, five silver, one bronze
- The last five medals won by Team USA have all been gold
- On Day 8 at PyeongChang 2018, the U.S. had nine medals – five gold, two silver, two bronze
- Germany’s eight gold medals so far include six in in the sliding events (4 luge, 2 skeleton) – no other country has won the gold in all luge and skeleton events at one Games.
- 58 of 109 events have been completed
Just past the midpoint of medals awarded, Team USA is hoping to improve on its solid fourth-place finish in 2018, when its 23 medals trailed Norway (39), Germany (31), and Canada (29).
The Americans also had the fourth-most gold medals in 2018 with nine, but have now not claimed a Day 1 medal at consecutive Olympics.
Team USA is chasing its medal-best standard of 34 overall with 10 golds on home turf in Salt Lake City during the 2002 Winter Olympics.
WINTER OLYMPICS MEDAL COUNT FOR 02/12/2022
See the live medal count for full medal standings and results from the 2022 Winter Olympics, updated in real-time throughout each competition day.