Silver medal in the women’s snowboard cross
Bronze for Hudec in men’s Super G
Ice dance: Short program
Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir competed today in the ice dance short program, taking an early lead after their skate with a score of 76.33. The pair won gold in 2010 and are ranked second internationally this year. On the last dance of the night, Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White took the lead with a score of 78.89. Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje are in seventh. Medals will be awarded Monday after the free dance.
Men’s hockey: Canada beats Finland to secure third seed
Canadian defenceman Drew Doughty is on fire in this tournament. He scored his fourth goal of the Olympics and second of the game to lead Canada to a 2-1 overtime win over Finland today. Full story here.
Bobsleigh: Two-man heats
Over at the Sanki Sliding Centre, Canada’s three bobsleigh duos began their event with today’s first two heats. Each team turned in strong performances to land in the top 10 heading into the event’s conclusion tomorrow. Canada 3, pilot Justin Kripps and brakeman Bryan Barnett, sit 4th after two runs.
Good first day of 2man#sochi sitting 4th, looking to keep climbing the ladder tomorrow. Plenty to clean up. #Sochi2014
— Justin Kripps (@justinkripps) February 16, 2014
Nesbitt finishes off the podium in speed skating
Canada’s Christine Nesbitt finished outside of medal contention in the women’s 1,500m long track event.A gold medalist in Vancouver, Nesbitt had hopes of snagging a podium position in the distance. She may yet capture a medal in the team pursuit.
The curling round robin continued today, where Jennifer Jones’s team increased their record to 8-0 record after a challenging match against the U.S. that went into extra ends. The women’s team is the only undefeated team in either men’s or women’s tournaments and have already qualified for the semifinals.
The men’s curling team beat China 9-8 in extra ends after winning their earlier game against the U.S. by a score of 8-6.