USA win first-ever cross-country skiing gold while South Korea claim short track relay title on Day 12 of Winter Olympics

On Day 12 of the 2018 Winter Olympics, Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall won the USA's first-ever cross-country skiing event while South Korea won the women's short track speed-skating relay event.

FP Sports February 22, 2018 10:37:43 IST
Jessica Diggins reacts as she crosses the finish line to win ahead of Sweden's Stina Nilsson to win the women's team sprint event with Kikkan Randall. Reuters
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Jessica Diggins reacts as she crosses the finish line to win ahead of Sweden's Stina Nilsson to win the women's team sprint event with Kikkan Randall. Reuters
South Korea's short track relay gold medallists Shim Sukhee, Choi Minjeong, Kim Yejin, Kim Alang and Lee Yubin pose for a selfie with their medals in front of Olympic rings. AFP
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South Korea's short track relay gold medallists Shim Sukhee, Choi Minjeong, Kim Yejin, Kim Alang and Lee Yubin pose for a selfie with their medals in front of Olympic rings. AFP
Italy's Sofia Goggia celebrates during the victory ceremony of the women's downhill event. AFP
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Italy's Sofia Goggia celebrates during the victory ceremony of the women's downhill event. AFP
Finland's players celebrate winning the bronze medal in the women's ice hockey after beating the Olympic Athletes from Russia. AFP
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Finland's players celebrate winning the bronze medal in the women's ice hockey after beating the Olympic Athletes from Russia. AFP
Kyle Mack of the USA competes in the men's big air snowboarding qualification. Reuters
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Kyle Mack of the USA competes in the men's big air snowboarding qualification. Reuters
Canada's Brady Leman competes with Switzerland's Marc Bischofberger, Armin Niederer and Slovenia's Filip Flisar. Reuters
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Canada's Brady Leman competes with Switzerland's Marc Bischofberger, Armin Niederer and Slovenia's Filip Flisar. Reuters
Alina Zagitova, an Olympic Athlete from Russia, performs in the women's figure skating short program. Reuters
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Alina Zagitova, an Olympic Athlete from Russia, performs in the women's figure skating short program. Reuters
Germany's bobsleigh team of Nico Walther, Kevin Kuske, Christian Poser and Eric Franke train. Reuters
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Germany's bobsleigh team of Nico Walther, Kevin Kuske, Christian Poser and Eric Franke train. Reuters