Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 results: Team USA captures another medal

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Team USA added a bronze medal to its total on Monday, while the Netherlands continued its dominance in speed skating and Canada added three medals to its impressive early total.

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Five events were decided on Monday in Sochi, as Team USA added one more medal to its overall haul in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Curling also got underway on Day 5.

You can find a complete medal tally with our Medal Tracker. Here is a full recap of all the action during Day 5 in Sochi.

Women's Super-Combined

Julia Mancuso won Team USA's only medal of the day, taking home a bronze in the women's super-combined event. The bronze was Mancuso's third straight Winter Olympics earning a medal, and despite relinquishing an early lead, Mancuso was overjoyed with the result.

Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch won the gold with a time of 2:34.62, besting Austria's Nicole Hosp. Regarded as one of the Olympics' most difficult events, nine different skiers failed to finish due to errors.

Medal Country Name
Gold Germany Maria Hoefl-Riesch
Silver Austria Nicole Hosp
Bronze USA Julia Mancuso

Biathlon

France landed two medals in the biathlon, as Martin Fourcade won the gold medal and Jean Guillaume Beatrix joined his countryman on the medal stand after taking the bronze. The Czech Republic's Ondrej Moravec won the silver, finishing just under 15 seconds behind Fourcade. Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, vying for his 13th Olympic medal, just missed out this time around, finishing in fourth place.

Medal Country Name
Gold France Martin Fourcade
Silver Czech Republic Ondrej Moravec
Bronze France Jean Guillaume Beatrix

Men's Moguls

Canada added to its medal count in the men's mogul competition. Alex Bilodeau won the gold and fellow countryman Mikael Kingsbury earned the silver medal. Host Russia also added its sixth medal of the Games thus far, as Alexandr Smyshlyaev won the bronze.

Medal Country Name
Gold Canada Alex Bilodeau
Silver Canada Mikael Kingsbury
Bronze Russia Alexandr Smyshlyaev

Men's 1500m Short Track

Canada added a gold medal in the men's 1500m short track, with Charles Hamelin coming in first. China's Han Tianyu won the silver, while Victor An of Russia ended up with the bronze. American J.R. Celski, who won the bronze in Vancouver in 2010, fell just short of another medal, coming in fourth place.

Medal Country Name
Gold Canada Charles Hamelin
Silver China Han Tianyu
Bronze Russia Victor An

Men's 500m Sprint

Team Netherlands continued to rack up medals in skating, sweeping the men's 500m sprint event. Michel Mulder took home the gold, just beating fellow countryman Jan Smeekens. Mulder's twin brother, Ronald, made it a sweep for the Dutch, winning the bronze and giving the Netherlands seven total medals in these Olympics.

Medal Country Name
Gold Netherlands Michel Mulder
Silver Netherlands Jan Smeekens
Bronze Netherlands Ronald Mulder

Men's and Women's Curling

Curling got underway on Monday, as the men's teams participated in two different sessions. Sweden was the only team to win both its matches, beating Switzerland and Great Britain. Team USA dropped its opening match against Norway, 7-4. The men will play China on Tuesday.

Elsewhere, Canada, the reigning gold medalists, won its opening match over Germany 11-8, but then lost to Switzerland 5-4. Host Russia lost both its matches against Great Britain (7-4) and Denmark (11-10).

On the women's side, Team USA fell to Switzerland in its first match, 7-4. The American women will face Russia and Great Britain in two matches tomorrow. Other women's curling action saw Sweden, winner of two straight gold medals, beat Great Britain 6-4, while Russia took down Denmark 7-4 and Canada clobbered China 9-2.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's ice hockey continued on Monday, with Team USA trouncing Switzerland 9-0 to record its second win of the tournament. The United States jumped out to a 3-0 lead within 55 seconds on goals from Monique Lamoureux, Brianna Decker and Amanda Kessel. It was the fastest 3-0 lead in Olympic women's hockey history and proved a sign of things to come, as the American women cruised to victory.

The Canadian women, who represent Team USA's chief competition in ice hockey, also won their second match, defeating Finland 3-0. The two teams were actually deadlocked at 0-0 heading into the third before Canada broke through with three goals in the final period. The victory sets up a winner-take-all showdown between the USA and Canada on Wednesday for Group A.

More on the Winter Olympics:

SB Nation's Winter Olympics medal tracker | Meet Team USA

Meet Ashley Wagner, the Olympics' first genuine meme

What you need to know about figure skating | Figure skating schedule

Miracle Put on Ice: 1984 US hockey team never had a chance

Hockey: Men’s schedule | All 12 men’s rosters | USA roster analysis

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