Day 11: February 16, 1998
Russian Repeat Raises a Stink
Grishuk & Platov repeat in ice dancing but raise concerns about how the event is judged.
(Joel Richardson/The Washington Post)
Figure Skating Section | Story
The Day's Headlines
Japanese Rally, Win Team Jumping
Sweet redemption for Masahiko Harada.
Nordic Skiing Section
Dutch Win; U.S. Medals in 1,500
World record for Timmer; bronze for Witty.
Seizinger Leads Sweep in Combined
German wins her second gold in two days.
Alpine Skiing Section
Letting Loose in Nagano
The Olympics: one of the
world's great parties.
Reality Check for the U.S.
Michael Wilbon: Canada's hockey team is better, and nothing's going to change that.
A Good Spot for Bobek
Skaters, especially Bobek, have a good draw.
Gold: Yevgeny Platov & Pasha
Silver: Anjelika Krylova & Oleg Ovsyannikov, Russia
Bronze: Marina Anissina & Gwendal Peizerat, France
Gold: Marianne Timmer, Netherlands
Silver: Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann, Germany
Bronze: Chris Witty, U.S.
Gold: Katja Seizinger, Germany
Silver: Martina Ertl, Germany
Bronze: Hilde Gerg, Germany
Quote of the Day
"I really think it's sad that we have to be the only
spokespersons for this. There are tons of other skaters that the same thing
is happening to. ... They're just too chicken to speak up."
Canada's Victor Kraatz, who, along with partner Shae-Lynn Bourne, is pushing for reforms in the judging of ice dancing. They finished fourth.