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Team USA Wins First Silver Medal in Figure Skating

Team USA Wins First Silver Medal in Figure Skating

For the first time ever, the United States won their first silver medal in figure skating at the Beijing Winter Olympics. In the Sochi 2014 and PyeongChang 2018 Games, they had only won bronze. The U.S. Team consisted of Karen Chen, Nathan Chen, Vincent Zhou, Alexa Knierim, Brandon Frazier, Madison Chock, Evan Bates, Madison Hubbell, and Zachary Donohue. Russia gained 74 points, the U.S. received 65 points, and Japan gained 63 points. For Olympics Day 3, there was pairs’ free skate, free dance, and women’s free skate. The spotlight of skating is Karen Chen. During the performance, she wore a purple free skate costume made by her mother. The little gemstones collect into the shape of the butterfly.

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