Team USA came away with two silver medals in Saturday's competition, but several American stars were unable to make it to the podium. Here's a recap of the events.
Katie Uhlaender 'Disappointed' in Pyeongchang
Texan and four-time Olympian Katie Uhlaender missed her shot at a medal in Pyeongchang, never finishing in the top ten in women's skeleton.
Defending gold medalist Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain took gold with two great final runs. Jacqueline Loelling, the German who was in the lead during three runs won the silver. Great Britain's Laura Deas won bronze.
Uhlaender finished 13th overall, and American Kendall Wesenberg finished 17th in her Olympic debut.
Nick Goepper Wins Silver, Kenworthy Comes in Last in Slopestyle
Gus Kenworthy's Olympics turned into Oystein Braaten's party.
Braaten, the 22-year-old from Norway, captured the gold medal in ski slopestyle Sunday, far outdistancing the dinged-up Kenworthy, who failed to land any of his three runs and came in last.
American Nick Goepper added a silver medal to the bronze he won four years ago in Sochi.
Defending Champ Ted Ligety Fails to Medal in Olympic Giant Slalom
Austrian Marcel Hirscher claimed the Olympic giant slalom gold medal, his second gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games.
American Ted Ligety, the defending Olympic champion who is nicknamed “Mr. GS” because of his success in the discipline, finished tied for 15th, a distant 3.21 seconds behind Hirscher.
Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway took silver and France’s Alexis Pinturault earned the bronze medal.
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Krueger’s Silver Ends US Speedskating's Long Medal Drought
John-Henry Krueger squeaked into the 1000-meter semifinal, powered into the final and ended up on the podium Saturday, his silver standing as the first American speedskating medal since the 2010 Winter Olympics.
The Olympic debutant stayed in the front of the pack for the first several laps of the final round, which allowed him to avoid a big crash that wiped out the three skaters behind him. Canadian Samuel Girard won gold while South Korean Seo Yira took bronze.
South Korea won the day’s other short track speedskating medal, the women’s 1500 meters. Choi Min-jeong shot away from the field in the last couple of laps and cruised to victory. It was redemption after her heartbreaking finish in the 500-meter final earlier in the Games, when she was penalized after crossing the finish line second. Choi’s gold medal is South Korea’s third at Pyeongchang.
American World Champion Unable to Clinch Medal in Aerials Finals
Facing stiff competition, American Jonathon Lillis couldn't quite clinch a medal in men's aerials in Pyeongchang. It was Oleksandr Abramenko who landed in first place for gold and for the Ukraine's first-ever freestyle skiing medal.
China's Jia Zongyang's score, just a hair below Abramenko's, got him the silver medal. Russian athlete Ilia Burov won bronze.
While Lillis stomped his landings in the first two rounds of finals Sunday, so did most of his competitors, and Lillis' scores couldn't get him into the top six spots to remain in medal contention.