At the 24th Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, the U.S. team won gold and silver medals in the new women's bobsleigh event, held for the first time (mono-bob).
Kaillie Humphries was declared champion and Elana Meyers was declared vice-champion.
The U.S. team is third in the overall medal standings with 7 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze medals. Norway leads the way with 9 gold, 5 silver and 7 bronze medals. Germany is in second place with 8 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze medal.
Beijing 2022, bobsleigh, women, singles
It’s a #Gold medal for Kaillie Humphries in the #bobsleigh monobob event.— Olympics (@Olympics) February 14, 2022
Congratulations on winning the first monbob gold medal in #Olympics history.#Beijing2022 | @TeamUSA
American Kaillie Humphries won the first-ever Olympic gold in the monobob, leaving rivals behind over four unmatched runs that underlined her status as one of the sport's true powerhouses https://t.co/UP5IcxOCe4 #bobsleigh #Beijing2022 pic.twitter.com/BbtU5wyEzE— Reuters Sports (@ReutersSports) February 14, 2022
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