Following a strong Day 1 of competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Norway stands atop the medal count with four medals (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze). In second place, Netherlands and Canada are tied with three medals each, While the United States comfortable sit in fourth.
The lone United States medal at this time was won by freestyle snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg, who was able to pull off a stunning upset to top the podium, in the men’s snowboarding slopestyle final. The 20-year-old American beat out silver medalist Staale Sandbech of Norway and bronze medalist Mark McMorris of Canada.
Team USA also got a bronze medal from women’s snowboard slopestyle competitor Hannah Kearney, who was upset by Canadian sisters Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe, who took home gold and silver in the event.
Norway’s 40-year-old biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndale brought home one of his nation’s gold medals, as the oldest man to ever win a gold medal in any Winter Games.
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