The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics might be over, but we couldn't resist a look back at some of our favourite moments of the games...

Billy Morgan wins record 5th medal for Team GB

The snowboarder landed the bronze medal in the Big Air competition, taking Britain's medal tally to a record five, after winning four in the 2014 Sochi games.


Izzy Atkin wins first skiing Olympic medal for Britain

The 19-year-old finished 3rd in the freestyle competition, becoming the first British skier to win an Olympic medal since Alain Baxter in 2002, who was later stripped of his bronze medal after failing a drugs test.


Lizzy Yarnold becomes first GB Winter Olympian to retain title

Skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold followed on from her gold in Sochi to win another gold in PyeongChang, and achieved her goal of becoming the first GB winter Olympics athlete to retain their title. Her teammate Laura Deas nabbed the bronze. 


Ester Ledecka wins double gold in skiing and snowboarding

The Czech athlete raised a few eyebrows when she chose to compete in both skiing and snowboarding events, but she ended up making history by bagging gold medals in the Super-G ski and the parallel giant slalom less than a week later.

Diggins and Randal win gold for the USA in cross-country

Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall overtook Sweden and Norway to win the top prize in cross-country (no American woman has ever won a medal in the competition before).


Chloe Kim becomes youngest snowboarder to win Olympic gold

The American-Korean athlete became the youngest snowboarder ever to win gold at the Olympics at  just 17-years-old.


South Korea's 'Garlic Girls' win silver in curling

Named after one of the main exports of their hometown, the South Korean curling team won the hearts and minds of people around the world, after making it to the final against the Swedish team.


Marit Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian of all time

The cross-country skier had already become the most successful winter Olympian ever when she won bronze in the team sprint free, but she also managed to win the final gold medal of the games in the women's cross-country 30km mass start, which brings her total Olympic medal tally to 15.


Mirai Nagasu successfully lands triple axel

The US athlete successfully landed the tricky jump, which has only been managed by two other female athletes in Olympic competition – Japan's Midori Ito (1992) and Mao Asada (2010 and 2014). 


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Virtue and Moir win 5th Olympic medal

In their last Olympics, the Canadian ice skating duo dazzled audiences and judges to win gold, making them the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history.


Just four years to wait until Beijing 2022...


Posted on Tuesday 27 Feb 2018

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