Pyeongchang 2018 round-up: Final day results at Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang 2018 round-up: Final day results at Winter Olympics
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By Alice Cuddy with Reuters
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From OAR taking gold in the men's hockey, to yet another victory for the most decorated Olympian of all time, find out what happened on the final day of the 2018 Winter Games.

Russians take gold in men’s ice hockey


The Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) beat Germany 4-3 in the men’s ice hockey final on Sunday.

The team, who were competing as neutral athletes at Pyeongchang as punishment for a years-long Russian doping scandal, defied a ban by singing their national anthem during the medal ceremony.

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Olympic Athletes from Russia coach Oleg Znarok is lifted upREUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sweden wins women’s curling

Sweden beat South Korea 8-3 in the women’s curling final, ending a fairytale Olympic run for the home team, known as the “Garlic Girls”.

The victory marked Sweden’s third women’s curling gold in four Winter Games, while South Korea’s silver signalled a major Asian breakthrough in the sport, with two teams on the winning podium after Japan took bronze.

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Sara McManus of Sweden competes.REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Germany races to victory in bobsledding

Francesco Friedrich drove his four-man bobsledding team to victory on Sunday, finishing their four runs in three minutes, 15.85 seconds to win by more than a half-second.

The Korean sled driven by Won Yunjong and the German sled driven by Nico Walther shared the silver.

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Nico Walther, Kevin Kuske, Alexander Roediger and Eric Franke of Germany in action.REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Norway’s Bjoergen claims 15th Olympic medal

Norway’s Marit Bjoergen won gold in the women’s 30-kilometre mass start cross-country ski race, claiming her 15th Olympic medal.

The most decorated Winter Olympian of all time finished almost two minutes ahead of Finland's Krista Pärmäkoski.

“I‘m really happy and it’s hard to understand what I have done from my first Olympics in Salt Lake until now,” the 37-year-old told reporters.

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Gold medallist Marit Bjoergen of Norway celebrates victory with her national flag.REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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Winter Olympics 2018 - Sunday, February 25
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