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Day 8: February 13, 1998

us vs. sweden hockey

U.S. Hockey Lost in Space
U.S. has trouble with the size of the international rink and falls to Sweden, 4-2.
(AFP Photo)

Ice Hockey Section | Story


The Day's Headlines

Surprise Winner in Downhill
France's Cretier wins after a safe, smart race.

Alpine Skiing Section
Story


U.S. Wins First Luge Medals
Doubles teams end a long lack of success.

Luge Section
Story


Russians Win Dance Compulsories
Russian ice dancers excel — as usual.

Figure Skating Section
Story


Columns
Maier Is One Tough Guy
Michael Wilbon: Now we understand why they call him "The Herminator."

Column

Notebook
Suspensions May Carry Over
NHL taking harsh look at Olympic injuries.

Notebook

Medalists
Alpine Skiing
Men's Downhill
Gold: Jean-Luc Cretier, France
Silver: Lasse Kjus, Norway
Bronze: Hannes Trinkl, Austria
 Story
 Results

Luge
Men's Doubles
Gold: Steffan Krausse & Jan Behrendt, Germany
Silver: Christopher Thorpe & Gordy Sheer, U.S.
Bronze: Brian Grimmette & Brian Martin, U.S.
 Story
 Results

Cross Country
Men's 15K Freestyle
Gold: Thomas Alsgaard, Norway
Silver: Bjorn Daehlie, Norway
Bronze: Vladimir Smirnov, Kazakhstan
 Story
 Results

Nordic Skiing
Nordic Combined
Gold: Bjarte Engen Vik, Norway
Silver: Samppa Lajunen, Finland
Bronze: Valerij Stoljarov, Russia
 Story
 Results


Quote of the Day
"I'd rather have a Frenchman win than an Austrian any day."

American Tommy Moe, the 1994 Olympic champion, on the surprising win of Frenchman Jean-Luc Cretier in the men's downhill

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