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Miller earns historic medal in men's super-G

Bode Miller shared bronze to become the oldest

Bode Miller shared bronze to become the oldest Olympic Alpine skiing medalist at 36. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Quinn Rooney

Kjetil Jansrud gave Norway a record-tying fourth straight win in the men's super-G at the Sochi Games on Sunday, while a tearful Bode Miller shared bronze to become the oldest Olympic Alpine skiing medalist at 36.

Andrew Weibrecht, starting 29th with all the favorites gone, used a pair of U.S. teammate Miller's skis to go one better than his third-place finish in Vancouver and win a surprise silver.

Canada's Jan Hudec finished with the exact same time as Miller, one minute 18.67 seconds, in the second Alpine race of the Games to see a tie for a medal. The women's downhill had two golds awarded on Wednesday.

If Norwegian gold had looked assured after the first 25 had skied, Weibrecht produced a late scare with Miller giving useful feedback about the course.

Miller's bronze was the sixth Olympic medal of his career, in his fifth Games, and he secured it in typical fashion -- by the skin of his teeth after risking all on his way down the gleaming Rosa Khutor slope.

The American was 13th out of the start hut and it looked like gold could be a possibility, despite a big mistake at the last jump, until Jansrud came down as the 21st starter and pushed him off the top spot.


Davis, White on track for ice dancing gold

Meryl Davis and Charlie White once again raised the bar as their spectacular performance on Sunday to a medley of songs from "My Fair Lady" put them within striking distance of becoming the first Americans to win the Olympic ice dance title.

Davis and White have made a habit of breaking their world record scores and proved it again as they beat Canadian training partners and Olympic champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir with a score of 78.89.

Russia Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov are third with 73.04.


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