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Team USA's Winter Olympics medal count

From freestyle skiing to figure skating, here's a look at which U.S. Olympians have won medals so far in Beijing.

BEIJING, China — After years of training, trials and travel, Olympians from across the United States are competing against the world's best athletes to make the podium at the Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Here's a look at the current U.S. medal count as of Thursday, Feb. 17, and a breakdown of which athletes and events are bringing home hardware.

United States Medal Count: 25

Gold (8)

Lindsey Jacobellis

  • Women's snowboard cross
  • At the age of 36, Lindsey Jacobellis earned the U.S. its first gold medal from the 2022 Winter Olympics. Jacobellis had been chasing a golf medal finish for 16 years after a silver medal finish in Torino.

Chloe Kim

  • Women's halfpipe
  • Chloe Kim defended her title in the women's snowboard halfpipe final. In her first of three runs, Kim scored a 94 after landing a frontside 1080, a cab 900, switch backside 540 and a cab 1080.

Nathan Chen

  • Men's singles figure skating
  • After shattering the world record in the men's short program with a score of 113.97 points, Nathan Chen rounded out his Olympic success by landing five near-perfect quads in his free skate performance for a total score of 332.60 points, three off his own world record.

Lindsey Jacobellis & Nick Baumgartner

  • Mixed team snowboard cross
  • The American duo won the gold medal in the event's Winter Olympics debut. The gold is the second for Lindsey Jacobellis after her victory in the women's snowboard cross. For Nick Baumgartner, 40, it's the first medal for him in four Olympic games.

Ashley Caldwell, Chris Lillis and Justin Schoenefeld

  • Mixed team aerials freestyle skiing
  • The trio won the first ever Olympic gold medal in the mixed teams aerial event in Beijing, an event the U.S. hadn't medaled in since 2010. The last Americans to win gold were Eric Bergoust and Nikki Stone in 1998.

Erin Jackson

  • Women's 500m speedskating
  • Erin Jackson became the first Black woman to win a speedskating medal at the Winter Olympics, and a gold one, at that. Jackson won the 500 meters, giving the Americans their first speedskating medal of the Beijing Games.

Kaillie Humphries

  • Women's monobob
  • Kallie Humphries wins the first-ever gold medal in monobob, a women's-only bobsled event with a single participant per sled. Humphries just became a U.S. citizen in December, after previously racing (and medaling) for her native Canada.

Alex Hall

  • Freestyle skiing, slopestyle
  • Hall claimed gold with a score of 90.01 after creating a "pretzel in the air" on his first run of the competition.

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Silver (10)

Jessie Diggins

  • Women's 30km mass start cross-country
  • Minnesota native Jessie Diggins won the silver medal in the 30-kilometer mass start cross-country race, the final women's event of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Diggins finished the race in one hour, 26 minutes, 37 seconds.

Julia Marino

Jaelin Kauf

  • Women's moguls
  • Moguls skier Jaelin Kauf won silver with a score of 80.28 and became the first American woman to make it on the podium for freestyle skiing moguls at the Olympics since 2014.

Team USA Figure Skating

  • Team event
  • The United States team of Nathan Chen, Karen Chen and Vincent Zhou, ice dancing teams Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue and Madison Chock and Evan Bates, and the pairs team of Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier, took silver behind Russia in the team figure skating competition. However, medals for the event haven't officially been awarded yet after Kamila Valieva, the 15-year-old Russian superstar reportedly tested positive for a banned substance before the games.

Ryan Cochran-Siegle

  • Men's Super-G
  • Ryan Cochran-Siegle, who comes from a family of Olympians, earned silver for his super-G run and secured the first Olympic Alpine medal for a U.S. man since 2014.

Colby Stevenson

  • Freestyle skiing (Big Air)
  • Twenty-four-year-old Colby Stevenson landed on the podium after the Olympics’ first men’s freestyle skiing big air event after nearly losing his ability to ski in a crash.

Elana Meyers Taylor

  • Women's monobob
  • Meyers joined teammate Kallie Humphries on the podium after the first-ever Olympic monobob race, as the U.S. took the top two spots.

Nick Goepper

  • Freestyle skiing, slopestyle
  • Goepper finish behind American teammate Alex Hall to claim silver in the  men's slopestyle competition, his third career medal.

Team USA - Women's Hockey

  • The United States women's hockey team will bring home a silver medal after falling to archrival Canada 3-2. Hilary Knight scored a shorthanded goal for the U.S., and University of Minnesota alumni Amanda Kessel scored with one minute left to tighten the gap for Team USA.

David Wise 

  • Men's freestyle skiing halfpipe
  • The two-time Olympic champion took home the silver with his first-run score of 90.75. The 31-year-old Wise was the only winner the men’s event had ever known. He took the title at its Olympic debut in 2014 and again in 2018.  

Bronze (7)

Jessie Diggins

  • Cross-country skiing, women's freestyle sprint
  • Three-time Olympian and Afton, Minnesota native Jessie Diggins won the bronze medal in the women’s individual cross-country sprint, making her the first American woman to win an Olympic medal in an individual cross-country skiing event, and the second American ever behind Bill Koch in 1976.

Megan Nick

  • Freestyle skiing women's aerials
  • Vermont skier Megan Nick claimed bronze in her debut Olympic Games in Beijing. The 25-year-old stuck a back full-double full in Final 1 for a score of 95.17. China's Xu Mengtao took gold.

Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue

  • Figure skating ice dance
  • The ice dancing pair earned bronze for their free dance performance in what they say was their final Olympic competition.

Team USA - Men's speed skating

  • Team pursuit
  • The men's speed skating team added another bronze medal to Team USA's count early Tuesday, finishing behind Norway and the ROC. The United States knocked the Netherlands out of medal contention with the win by nearly three seconds.

Brittany Bowe

  • Speed skating
  • Speedskater Brittany Bowe earned bronze in the 1000 meter race. It's the reining world champion and 33-year-old's third Olympic games.

Alex Ferreira

  • Men's freestyle skiing halfpipe
  • Ferreira threw down a strong first run, twirling his right ski pole at the bottom in elation, to end up with the bronze.  

Elana Meyers Taylor and Sylvia Hoffman 

  • Women's bobsled
  • Meyers Taylor, in possibly her last race, teamed up with Olympic rookie Sylvia Hoffman to grab the bronze. It's Meyers Taylor's fifth medal of her Olympic career. That's more than any Black athlete in Winter Olympic history, the most by any women's bobsledder at the Olympics and two more than any other Olympic bobsledder, male or female, has won for the United States.

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