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Sixteen injured after howling Pyeongchang winds

16 February 2018, 04:54 | Stacy Ballard

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Sixteen people have been injured after high winds ravaged the Gangneung Olympic Park where ice sports are taking place during Pyeongchang 2018. The top 16 pairs move on to the free skate event. Julianne Seguin and Charlie Bilodeau were 12th with 67.52 points while Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro were 13th with 65.68.

PARK CITY, UT - SEPTEMBER 25: Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin poses for a portrait during the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games on September 25, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

The historic achievement is more than 90 years in the making and got kicked off way back at the very first Winter games in Chamonix, France. "That (Italy) is a good team".

US Erin Hamlin gestures after competing in the women's luge singles final run 4 during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

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Each Soohorang presented to the medalists is adorned with a gold, silver, or bronze hat and a paper flower called an uhsahwa, which is "a paper flower that was bestowed to those who passed national exams during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910)", according to the Games' official website. If they got it, it would only be Canada's second luge medal ever, after yesterday's bronze from Alex Gough. He was only 0.07 second short of winning silver, and 0.92 second behind the champion.

An American speed skater is also among the athletes on Tinder, but several other competitors appear to have taken down their profiles after news spread that Olympic competitors were using the app. Pyeongchang, something of a backwater hardly famed for being a dating hotspot, suddenly finds itself just that.

The team United States of America figure skating team - Nathan Chen, Alexa Scimeca Knierim, Chris Knierim, Mirai Nagasu, Adam Rippon, Alex Shibutani, Maia Shibutani and Bradie Tennell - received bronze in the team event.

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