The Winter Olympic games from China continue on February 6; and while the men’s downhill skiing events are put on hold due to weather issues, there are plenty of events to go on and medals to award.

In the men’s 30k cross-country skiing Russian Alexander Bolshunov won the gold with a time of one hour and 16 seconds.

In the woman’s freestyle moguls, Australian Jakara Anthony beat out America’s Jaelin Kauf for the gold.  It was the first time an Australian female has taken home the gold medal in the event.

In the men’s single luge, Germany’s Johannes Ludwig took home the gold.

In the men’s normal hill ski jumping Ryoyu Kobayashi from Japan took home the gold with a distance of 99.5 meters (326ft)

In women’s slope style snowboarding, New Zealand’s Zoe Sadowski Synnott took home the first gold medal of the games for New Zealand.

In the men’s 5,000 meter speedskating Sweden’s Nils van der Poel won the gold with a time of 6:8.84, setting a new Olympic record.

Five more countries added their names to the medal list on February 6 including the United States.  Norway holds on to the lead in the gold medal count but it is the Russian Olympic Committee who leads the way with a total of five – one gold, two silver, and two bronze.

2022 Beijing Olympics February 6 medal count:
ROC – Russian Olympic Committee – 5
Norway – 3
Austria – 3
Italy – 3
United States – 2
Sweden – 2
Germany – 2
Netherlands – 2
Australia – 2
Japan – 2
Slovenia – 2
Canada – 2
People’s Republic of China – 1
France – 1
Hungary – 1
Finland – 1
Poland – 1