Italy is celebrating after claiming their first gold medal of the Torino Games. Reigning Olympic champion, Armin Zoeggeler won the men’s luge at Cesana Pariol.
Russia’s Svetlana Ishmouratova produced an exemplary display of marksmanship and a fast ski time to win the women's 15 kilometre biathlon at Cesana San Sicario.
Scandanavian athletes traditionally dominate normal hill ski jumping, but athletes from some Asian nations have been in top form this season.
Australian Medallists of the Rio Games
Qantas Welcome Home Ceremony
Did you know?
There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.