Olympics 2018: Ukrainians got the gold medal


Alexander Abramenko. Photo: Reuters

Yesterday in Pyeongchang hosted the awarding ceremony of Ukrainian freestyler Alexander Abramenko gold medal for winning the competitions in ski acrobatics.

Abramenko opened the scoring the highest Olympic awards for Ukrainian men.

Now the list of Olympic Champions among men is 28 countries.

Yury LYAKHOVETSKY, Sport-Express in Ukraine

MALE OLYMPIANS WHO WON THE GOLD MEDAL FOR THEIR COUNTRIES AT THE WINTER GAMES

Year Country First champion of the sport Discipline

1924 USA Charles GUTRO skating 500 m

Norway Torleif HAUG cross-country skiing 50 km

Finland Clas THUNBERG skates 5000 m

Sweden Gillis GRAFSTROM figure skating singles

Switzerland SWITZERLAND-1 in the bobsleigh four

Canada CANADA hockey

1936 Germany Franz PFNUR ski combination

Austria Carl SCHAEFER figure skating singles

UK UK hockey

1948 France Henri ORELLE skiing downhill

Italy Nino BIBBIA skeleton

1956 USSR’s Yevgeny GRISHIN skates 500 m

1960 GDR Helmut RECKNAGEL jumping To 70

1968 Czechoslovakia Jiri RASKA ski jumping K-70

Holland CES VERKERK skating 1500 m

1972 Japan Yukio KASAYA jumping To 70

Poland’s Wojciech FORTUNA, ski jumping K-90

Spain Francisco OCHOA Alpine skiing slalom

1992 Korea’s KIM Ki-HOON of the short track 1000 m

1994 Russia Alexander GOLUBEV skates 500 m

Kazakhstan Vladimir SMIRNOV ski race 50 km

1998 Czech Republic CZECH Republic hockey

2002 Estonia Andrus VEERPALU cross-country skiing 15 km

Australia’s Steven BRADBURY, short track 1,000 m

2006 China HAN China Seopen freestyle acrobatics

2010 Belarus Alexei GRISHIN freestyle acrobatics

2014 Latvia LATVIA bobsleigh four

2018 UKRAINE Oleksandr ABRAMENKO freestyle acrobatics

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