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Winter Olympics Medal Count . . . The U.S. Is In Third Place

 
Winter Olympics Medal Count . . . The U.S. Is In Third Place

Going into day three of the Winter Olympics, the United States is in third place.  Norway holds the top spot with 7 medals.  And although we're tied for total medals with the Netherlands, their silver gives them the edge on us to take second place.

 

Here are the standings at the end of Sunday's competition.

1.  Norway with 7 medals . . . 2 Gold, 1 Silver, and 4 Bronze.

2.  The Netherlands with 4 medals . . . 2 Gold, 1 Silver, and 1 Bronze.

3.  The United States with 4 medals . . . 2 Gold and 2 Bronze.

4.  Canada with 4 medals . . . 1 Gold, 2 Silver, and 1 Bronze.

5.  Russia with 4 medals . . . 1 Gold, 2 Silver, and 1 Bronze.

 

Our gold medals are both in snowboarding.  Sage Kotsenburg won the men's slopestyle on Saturday.  And Jamie Anderson won the women's slopestyle yesterday.

As for our bronze medals, Team USA took third in free dance for the new team figure skating event, and Hannah Kearney took third place in ladies moguls skiing.

 (You can check the updated medal counts at NBCOlympics.com.)

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