On Wednesday morning in the women’s downhill, Tina Maze (Slovenia) and Dominique Gisin (Switzerland) became the first athletes in Olympic history to tie for a gold medal. Both women finished the race with a time of 1:41.57 to earn the top spot on the medal podium, which marked the closest finish since 1998.
Lara Gut, also of Switzerland, took home the gold.
NBC’s Joe Battaglia detailed some of the previous ties in Olympics history:
At the 1998 Nagano Games, Didier Cuche of Switzerland and Hans Knausz of Austria tied for men’s super-G silver. In 1992, American Diann Roffe and Austria’s Anita Wachter tied for silver in the women’s giant slalom in Albertville. And, at the 1964 Innsbruck Games, Christine Goitschel of France and Jean Saubert of the U.S. tied for women’s giant slalom silver.
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