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Hard-Charging Final Run Propels American Mikaela Shiffrin To Giant Slalom Gold05:59
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U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin won her second career gold medal and her first of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the women's giant slalom at the Yongpyong Alpine Center in South Korea. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin won her second career gold medal and her first of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the women's giant slalom at the Yongpyong Alpine Center in South Korea. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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American Mikaela Shiffrin won the gold medal in the women's giant slalom Thursday. Meanwhile, the U.S. women's hockey team lost to Canada 2-1 but remains alive in the tournament.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Here & Now sports analyst Mike Pesca (@pescami) about the results.

Correction: In the audio atop this post, Shiffrin is referred to as being 23 years old. She is 22. We regret the error.

This article was originally published on February 15, 2018.

This segment aired on February 15, 2018.

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