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Colorado Medal Winners

The Winter Olympics may be over but there is still more to celebrate with this list of Colorado medal winners.

Medal Winners from Colorado Springs for Winter Olympics

  • Figure skater Mirai Nagasu –received bronze in Team Event
  • Alexa Scimeca Knierim –received bronze in Team Event
  • Chris Knierim –received bronze in Team Event
  • Lauren Gibbs trained at OTC substantially –received silver
  • ShibSibs have called OCUSA home – received bronze in Ice Dancing

Medal Winners from all of Colorado for Winter Olympics

  • Mikaela Shiffrin x2 –received silver and gold in combined and Giant Slalom, respectively
  • Red Gerard received gold in Slopestyle snowboarding
  • Arielle Gold –received bronze in Women’s halfpipe
  • Freestyle skier Alex Ferreira –received silver in Men’s Skiing Halfpipe
  • Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn –received bronze in Women’s Downhill
  • Big Air specialist Kyle Mack – received silver in Big Air
  • Figure skater Mirai Nagasu -received bronze in Team Event
  • Lauren Gibbs –received silver in two-person bobseld
  • Goalie Nicole Hensley –received gold in Women’s Team Hockey
  • Alexa Scimeca Knierim -received bronze in Team Event
  • Chris Knierim –received bronze in Team Event

Medal Winners from Colorado in Winter Paralympics

  • Tyler Walker – Sitting Giant Slalom Silver; Sitting Slalom Silver – hiked Manitou Incline on hands, lives and trains in Aspen
  • Jamie Stanton – Standing Slalom Bronze – lives in Aspen CO, goes to University of Denver
  • Rico Roman, Tyler Carron, Ralph DeQuebec, Nikko Landeros – Para Sled Hockey Gold
  • Amy Purdy – Snowboarding Banked Slalom SB-LL1 Bronze; Snowboard Cross SB-LL1 Silver
  • Brittani Coury – Snowboarding Banked Slalom SB-LL2 Bronze
  • Mike Minor – Snowboarding Banked Slalom SB-UL Gold; Snowboard Cross SB-UL Bronze
  • Keith Gabel – Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Silver – resident at OTC

In Summary

Colorado: 11 athletes combined for 9 medals 9/23 = 39%

  • Winter Olympics – Colorado Springs: 6 athletes combined for 3 medals = 3/23 = 13%
  • Winter Paralympics – Colorado: 10 athletes combined for 10 medals 10/36 = 27.8%
  • Winter Paralympics – Colorado Springs: 3 athletes combined for 4 medals = 4/36 = 11%

In total, Colorado contributed to 19/59 = 32.3% or 1/3 of medals

In total, Colorado Springs contributed to 7/59 = 11.86% of medals, or