Two weeks of competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics have been completed, but there are still two days to go before all of the action in Sochi wraps up. Entering the final weekend of the Winter Games, the United States holds the overall medal count lead with 27, while host nation Russia checks in at No. 2 with 26. Canada rounds out the top three.
The United States added to their Olympic total on Friday with a strong performance by 18-year-old alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin, who brought home the gold as the youngest skier to ever win an Olympic slalom event. They added a silver thanks to the short track team of Eddy Alvarez, J.R. Celski, Chris Creveling and Jordan Malone.
Russia earned two gold medals on the short track Friday, thanks to Viktor Ahn and the men’s 5000m relay team.
While the U.S. holds the overall lead, it is Norway who has been able to bring home the most gold medals with 10.
Here is the total medal count following today’s events:
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