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2010 Winter Olympic Games: Day 3 Recap

Wanna get up to date on all the highlights from the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, taking place in Vancouver, BC, Canada? Just leave it to Kidzworld! Here's a recap of the events that took place on Sunday, February 14, 2010.


Top 10 Medal Count: Day 3

United States: 1 Gold; 2 Silver; 3 Bronze - TOTAL: 6
Germany: 1 Gold; 3 Silver - TOTAL: 4
France: 2 Gold; 1 Bronze - TOTAL: 3
Canada: 1 Gold; 1 Silver; 1 Bronze - TOTAL: 3
South Korea: 1 Gold; 1 Silver - TOTAL: 2
Norway: 1 Silver; 1 Bronze - TOTAL: 2
Italy: 2 Bronze - TOTAL: 2
Czech Republic: 1 Gold - TOTAL: 1
Netherlands: 1 Gold - TOTAL: 1
Switzerland: 1 Gold - TOTAL: 1


Men’s Moguls

Alexandre Bilodeau won the Gold Medal in Men’s Moguls, marking the first time a Canadian has won gold in an Olympic event on home soil!



Men’s Nordic Combined

Jason Lamy Chappuis, who was born in the US but now competes for France, edged out the American Johnny Spillane to win the Nordic Combined, which involves ski jumping and a 10-km cross-country ski race.



Ready To Race

Lindsey Vonn, an American favorite to win the Women’s Slalom, tested her bruised right shin and said she’d definitely be ready to race!



Women’s Hockey

While the Chinese are doing their best to train their athletes to be better at winter sports, the women’s hockey team was no match for the Americans, who won Sunday’s game 12-1.



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