USA snags bronze in figure skating team event

Posted at 6:57 AM, Feb 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-12 06:57:04-05

Team USA took home the bronze Monday for the second straight Olympics in figure skating’s team event. 

Canada took the gold while Olympic Athletes from Russia won silver. 

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Russia had won the event at the Sochi games four years ago.

American Mirai Nagasu landed a historic triple axel during the ladies free skate, helping Team USA to the bronze.

Below are Team USA’s bronze medalists, and the portion of hey contributed:

  • Nathan Chen (men’s short program)
  • Adam Rippon (men’s free skate)
  • Bradie Tennell (ladies’ short program)
  • Mirai Nagasu (ladies’ free skate)
  • Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim (pairs’ short program, pairs’ free skate)
  • Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani (short dance, free dance)