South Korea continued their dominance of the speed skating events at the Winter Youth Olympic Games as they secured double gold in the mass start events, thanks to men's winner Kim Min Seok and women's victor Park Ji Woo, here today.
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Russia won ice dancing gold at the Youth Olympic Games here today but champions Anastastia Shpilevaya and Grigory Smirnov have no time for any celebrations.
Russian pair Ekaterina Borisova and Dmitry Sopot faced an agonising delay before they could celebrate Winter Youth Olympic Games pairs skating gold here today.
As locals fished on the ice of the frozen Fjord nearby, the South Koreans enjoyed a first bumper harvest inside the Olympic Cavern Hall here as they claimed gold medals in both men’s and women’s 1,000 metres events here today.
It was a terrific opening day of speed skating for competitors at the Winter Youth Olympic Games here from the three next Olympic host nations after Rio de Janeiro.
Traditional fires burned outside as a reminder of the Olympic Flame soon to arrive here as Norway’s Queen Sonja opened Lillehammer’s newest attraction today.