Hirscher gets gold again, Braaten wins slopestyle
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Two events, two gold medals for Marcel Hirscher.
The 28-year-old Austrian has a good chance to leave the Pyeongchang Olympics with one more.
AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 9 at the Pyeongchang Olympics
PYEONCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Marcel Hirscher of Austria won his second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics by a huge margin in the giant slalom. Oystein Braaten, a 22-year-old from Norway, captured the gold medal in ski slopestyle, far outdistancing American Gus Kenworthy, who came in last. And Norway also triumphed in the men's 4x10-kilometer relay, winning its fifth cross-country skiing gold of the games.
Here are some highlights of Day 9 from Associated Press photographers.
Kenworthy gets a kiss on TV; day made despite finishing last
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Forget about the bobbled runs, the broken thumb, the searing pain in his hip and, yes, even the unforgiving scoreboard that showed Gus Kenworthy finishing in last place at the Olympics.
The day began with a kiss .
For Kenworthy and his ever-growing legion of fans, that was a victory no gold medal will ever replace.