Germany’s Maria Hoefl-Riesch defended her Olympic gold in the women’s super-combined event, edging out American skier Julia Mancuso in the slalom portion of the competition.
On the ice, Canadian speedskater Charles Hamelin took gold in the short-track 1,500 meters race.
Curling tournaments also began Monday morning, as will the women’s singles luge competition, with Baltimore-born Summer Britcher to take her first run at an Olympic medal.
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