• Reuters, Kyodo


Slovenia won the mixed team ski jumping gold on Monday but the big talking point of the event’s first appearance at the Olympics was a series of disqualifications that took Japan out of medal contention in the final round.

Ursa Bogataj and Nika Kriznar, who took gold and bronze in the women’s individual event, helped Slovenia to gold alongside Peter Prevc and Timi Zajc. Taking advantage of the chaos, the Russian Olympic Committee claimed the silver medal and Canada, rank outsiders, collected bronze.

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