Jessie Diggins, Kikkan Randall win historic cross-country gold for Team USA

It was the first Olympic medal ever for the U.S. women in cross-country skiing and the first gold for America in the sport.

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - History has been made for Team USA in South Korea.

The United States took home its first medal ever in women's cross-country skiing Wednesday as Team USA, consisting of Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall, won a surprise gold in the women's team sprint. It was also the first ever gold medal for Team USA in cross-country skiing. Watch the thrilling finish here.

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Diggins, of Afton, completed the come-from-behind win, passing Sweden in the home stretch to take the top spot.

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Norway won the bronze medal, with Norwegian skier Marit Bjoergen becoming the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time with 14 career medals.