Mikaela Shiffrin wins her first gold of the Winter Olympics — and she’s got more to come

  • Mikaela Shiffrin won her first gold medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics in giant slalom after two near-perfect runs.
  • It was the first of five events Shiffrin plans to compete in over the course of the Winter Games, with slalom, super-G, downhill, and the alpine combined events still to come.
  • While there’s still a long way to go, Shiffrin has the chance to become the first skier in history to win four gold medals at a single Winter Olympics.

Mikaela Shiffrin won her first gold medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics late Wednesday night.

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