Virtue and Moir clinch gold, Martin still undefeated

Ice Dance
Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir held on to first place in the ice dance to win the gold medal. The U.S. picked up silver courtesy of Charlie White and Meryl Davis while Russian favourite of Shabalin Maxim and Oksana Domnina got the bronze.

Women’s Hockey
Canada and the U.S. won their semi-final matchups to set-up another classic show down on Thursday for the gold medal.

Sweden and Finland will compete for the bronze medal.

Kevin Martin rink continued their dominance posting a 7-2 win over the United States. The men’s team is 8-0 in round robin play while Cheryl Bernard’s team also won and improved their record to 6-1, clinching a playoff spot.

Cross-Country Skiing-Team Sprint
Norway’s Oeystein Pettersen and Petter Northung took the gold medal, while Germany’s Tim Tscharnke and Zxel Teichmann picked silver. Russia’s Nikolay Morilov and Alexey Peutukhov squeezed in the bronze medal spot.

Canada’s pair of Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw finished seventh.

In the women’s division, Evi Stehle Sachenbacher and Claudia Nystad scored gold for Germany, while Sweden’s Anna Haag and Charlotte Kalla got silver. Russia scored another bronze medal courtesy of Irina Khazova and Natalie Korosteleva. Canada’s Sara Renner and Daria Gaizova followed suit with the men, finishing seventh.

Ski Jumping
As expected, Austria took the gold medal while Germany continued their great Olympics with silver. Norway finished third.

Men’s Aerials Qualifier
Three Canadians qualified for the men’s aerials final on February 25. Warren Shouldice is ranked sixth while Steve Omischl and Kyle Nissen finished eight and ninth respectively.

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By: Amit Amann
Posted: Feb 23 2010 10:29 am
Filed under: Winter Games