Austria wins gold, USA fourth in Alpine skiing mixed team event

(9:56 p.m. ET) – Austria triumphs over Germany in gold medal match

The winningest Alpine skiing nation in the history of the Winter Olympics adds another gold to its arsenal, topping Germany via tiebreaker in the big final. Stefan Brennsteiner and Katharina Liensberger picked up the decisive victories.

(9:46 p.m. ET) – Norway beats Team USA to bronze

There will be no medal for Mikaela Shiffrin at the 2022 Winter Olympics. The United States lost a tiebreaker against Norway in a 2-2 small final to finish fourth overall in the Alpine skiing team event. Norway picks up its 36th medal of the Beijing Games.

(9:25 p.m. ET) – Team USA to battle for bronze

A costly DNF by Paula Moltzan cost the U.S. a guaranteed medal in the mixed team event as Germany advances 3-1. River Radamus picked up the lone American victory while Moltzan, Mikaela Shiffrin and Tommy Ford came up short. The U.S. now heads to the small final against Norway with a chance at the bronze medal.

(9:19 p.m. ET) – Top seed Austria to ski for gold

Austria is back in the gold medal match after a tiebreak win over Norway. The Norwegians will fight for bronze in the small final.

(9:12 p.m. ET) – Final four set to begin

Matchups are: Austria vs. Norway, USA vs. Germany

(9:09 p.m. ET) – Germany eliminates No. 2 Switzerland

There will be no more medals for the Swiss at these Winter Olympics. The No. 2 seed fell, 2-2 via tiebreaker, to No. 7 Germany in the biggest upset of the event thus far. The Germans will clash with the U.S. for a chance to ski for the gold medal.

(9:01 p.m. ET) – USA upsets Italy for semifinal berth

Paula Moltzan, Tommy Ford and River Radamus all scored wins to take the U.S. through to the semifinals, past a strong Italy team.

Mikaela Shiffrin nearly scored a win on the slower red course but came 0.02 short, skiing sharply. The U.S. is guaranteed the chance to compete for a medal.

(8:56 p.m. ET) – Norway comes back to eliminate France

Trailing 2-1 and down in the tiebreaker, Fabian Wilkens Solheim produced a stellar race for Norway to eek past France by 0.02. All four winners came from the blue course, which appears noticably faster.

(8:49 p.m. ET) – Austria returns to semifinals

After receiving a bye into the last eight, defending silver medalists Austria are back in the mixed team event semifinals after dismissing Slovenia, 3-1. Katharina Truppe, Stefan Brennsteiner and Katharina Liensberger all picked up wins for Austria. Johannes Strolz, a two-time medalist at these Games, skied out in his irrelevant fourth heat.

(8:44 p.m. ET) – Quarterfinals set!

(8:40 p.m. ET) – Switzerland annihilates China

This one was not much of a fight. Switzerland, winners of five Alpine gold medals at these Winter Games, swept right through the host nation for a 4-0 win. Wendy Holdener, Justin Murisier, Andrea Ellenberger and Gino Caviezel won their matchups by a combined time of more than six seconds.

(8:35 p.m. ET) – Germany dismisses Sweden

With 3-1 win, German becomes the 7th team in the quarterfinals and will take on the winner of Switzerland/China. Linus Strasser and Lena Duerr both picked up victories for the Germans.

(8:28 p.m. ET) – Team USA dominates Slovakia as Shiffrin picks up win

Mikaela Shiffrin, skiing confidently, got the U.S. off to a winning start with her first completed run of a technical course at the 2022 Winter Olympics. River Radamus followed to put the States up 2-0, and Paula Moltzan sealed the win in the third spot. Tommy Ford competed the sweep in a meaningless heat. The U.S. will face No. 3 Italy in the quarterfinal

(8:23 p.m. ET) – Italy advances past ROC

The third-seeded Italians are through after a 3-1 win over the Russian Olympic Committee. Team USA is up next.

(8:17 p.m. ET) – No. 4 Norway edges No. 13 Poland

Another matchup ends 2-2 and is decided on the tiebreaker. This time it goes the way of Norway, one of the favorites in the event. The first four quarterfinalists are now set! Austria, Canada, France and Norway.

(8:09 p.m. ET) – France KO’s Czechs

France joins Austria and Canada in the quarterfinals with a 3-1 win over the Czech Republic. France won the first three matchups to render the fourth purely academic.

(8:05 p.m. ET) – Canada wins first R16 matchup

A tiebreaker was needed to decide the very first race of the mixed team event as Canada and Slovenia played out to a 2-2 draw. However, Canada’s total time was quicker, so the Canadians advance to the quarterfinals.

(7:52 p.m. ET) – Mixed team event to get underway

The course is set and the mixed team event is about to get underway, 24 hours later, with the Round of 16. First up is Slovenia vs. Canada.


(10:35 p.m. ET) – Competition rescheduled for Saturday evening

Race officials announced that the mixed team event has been rescheduled for Saturday at 8 p.m. ET. High winds remain in the forecast, but they’ll set up to try again and hope for calmer conditions.

(10:35 p.m. ET) – Mixed team event postponed

With no sign of the high winds letting up, the decision was made not to run the mixed team parallel slalom event tonight. Officials will meet imminently to discuss the possibility of trying again tomorrow, the final day of the 2022 Winter Olympics. However, high winds are also in tomorrow’s forecast.

(9:40 p.m. ET) – Delay extended

More high winds on course, without sign of letting up as of yet. Race officials have announced an additional one-hour delay to the mixed team event. The next decision will come at 10:30 p.m. ET for an 11 p.m. start.

(8:30 p.m. ET) – Start time delayed one hour

High winds have returned to the Yanqing Alpine Skiing Center, forcing the race officials to delay the mixed team event start time to 10 p.m. ET at the earliest. A decision will be made at 9:30 p.m. ET on whether a further delay is necessary. Winds are currently gusting up to 25 miles per hour with temperatures below zero.

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