Feb 25, 2018

U.S. takes 4th place as Winter Olympics come to a close

Entertainers perform during the Beijing segment of the ceremony. Beijing will host the next iteration of the winter games in 2022. Photo: Xin Li / Getty Images

The U.S. Olympic delegation, led by Ivanka Trump, is leaving the 2018 Winter Olympics in 4th place with 23 medals.

The final standings: Norway dominated the games, earning 39 medals, including 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze. Germany took second place, and Canada third. The United States' 23 medals include 9 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze.

Highlights: Four American snowboarders won first place, the U.S. men's curling team brought home its first-ever gold medal, and the women's hockey team beat Canada for the gold after a 20-year drought.

In photos...

Ivanka Trump clapped for the North and South Korean athletes at the Closing Ceremony, unlike Vice President Pence at the Opening Ceremony. She stood with South Korea's President Moon and behind her stood North Korea's representative Kim Yong Chol. Photo: Jean Catuffe / Getty Images
Beijing teased the next iteration of the Winter Olympics during the ceremony. China will host in 2022. Photo: Xin Li / Getty Images
Gold medalist in cross-country skiing Jessie Diggins was the flag bearer for Team USA. Photo: Jean Catuffe / Getty Images
Fireworks over Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium mark the end of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Photo: David Ramos / Getty Images

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