Feb 8, 2022 - Sports

Cochran-Siegle wins U.S. Olympic Alpine silver, 50 years after mother's gold

Ryan Cochran-siegle of Team United States competes during the Olympic Games 2022, Men's Super G on February 8 in Yanqing China.
Ryan Cochran-Siegle of Team USA competes during the 2022 Winter Olympics men's Super G in Yanqing, China, on Feb. 8. Photo: Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images

Skier Ryan Cochran-Siegle won Team USA an Olympic silver medal in the Super-G at the Yanqing National Alpine Center on Tuesday, 50 years after his mother's gold.

The big picture: Cochran-Siegle finished 0.04 seconds behind defending Winter Olympics champion Matthias Mayer of Austria. Cochran-Siegle's mother, Barbara Cochran, won gold in the slalom at the 1972 Games.

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