2014 Winter Olympics medal count: Norway remains atop the leaderboard

Vianney Thibaut/Agence Zoom

The Netherlands continues domination of speedskating, grabbing two more medals on Wednesday.

SB Nation 2014 Winter Olympic Coverage

Not much has changed in terms of medal count since the end of action on Tuesday, save for the rich getting richer with the Norwegians tacking on one more medal. The Dutch have added two more to tie the Canadians for second place in the current medal standings with three final events yet to finish on Wednesday. Norway, Canada and the Netherlands have now stockpiled 12, 10 and 10 medals, respectively, while the United States is next in line with seven.

Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland finished the women's downhill event in the exact same time (1:41.57) to each grab gold, and Lara Gut, also of Switzerland, finished just a tenth of a second behind (1:41.67) to take bronze. The results left each country with four medals through the Olympics first seven days.

In the men's nordic combined, Eric Frenzel of Germany took gold with a time of 23:50.2, Akito Watabe of Japan grabbed silver with 23:54.4 and Norwegian Magnus Krog's time of 23:58.3 left him with bronze, adding to his country's Olympics-leading medal collection. Germany and Japan for their parts now have six and three medals, respectively.

The only other completed medal event of the day was men's 1000m speedskating, where the Netherlands once again dominated the stand, claiming two of the three medals. Stefan Groothuis and countryman Michel Mulder took gold and bronze, respectively, with times of 1:08.39 and 1:08.74. Denny Morrison of Canada posted a 1:08.43 to grab silver. It was quite an event with just .35 seconds separating first and third.

The remaining medal-event schedule on Wednesday includes mixed pairs figure skating, the luge and the women's halfpipe.

More on the Winter Olympics:

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

Team Canada's beer fridge only opens with passport | #Lookit

What you need to know about curling | Bobsled, luge and skeleton

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

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

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.