The 2018 Winter Olympics, the official name of English is XXIII Olympic Winter Games, is a Winter multi-sport event held from 9-25 February 2018. The first Winter Olympics take place in Asia, it was very smooth, although there was not much experience in organizing winter sports, but the Korean host did everything very successfully.
With the gold medal for snowboarding and obstacles in parallel on the 24th day of the match, Czech Republic’s ski queen Ester Ledecka became the first athlete to take the throne in 2 different contents in the same Winter Olympics.
Ledecka defeated Selina Joerg (Germany) in a tense parallel skiing finalist race with a difference of 0.46 seconds. This bronze medal belongs to another German athlete, Ramona Hofmeister.
The world champion Ledecka was the author of one of the biggest shocks in Winter Olympic history when he suddenly overcame defending champion Anna Veith and American ski queen Lindsey Vonn to win the gold medals at Super-G female content. This is the content not the forte of the 22-year-old female athlete of the Czech Republic and more admired when the skateboard for her competition was American athlete Mikaela Shiffrin borrowed.
According to AFP, Ledecka started skiing at age 2 and used skis at the time of 5. The hope of Czech winter sports still competed in both content. In snowboarding, Ledecka won two gold medals in the world and is currently the world champion, but has never won a medal in ski content until Pyeong Chang 2018.
Lindsey Vonn commented on Ledecka: “She will definitely leave a lasting effect. In the next generation, everyone wants to experience everything. Young Y2K young people have a lot of passion and aspirations, and it is important for them to experience other sports. Ester can give them the belief that participating in many competitions and achieving success is possible. ” In his hometown, Ledecka is likened to a ski queen not only because of his talent but also possessing a charming beauty.
In the men’s parallel obstacle skiing, Switzerland’s Nevin Galmarini won the gold medal by defeating host Lee Lee-ho.