Feb. 21 Olympics Highlights in Photos: US Speedskating Medal Drought Ends, Cross-Country Skiing Record Broken

February 21 competition highlights from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Jessica Diggins of the United States (L) and Kikkan Randall of the United States celebrate as they win gold during the Cross Country Ladies' Team Sprint Free Final on day 12 of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre on Feb. 21, 2018, in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. The medal is the first ever for the U.S. in cross-country skiing at the Winter Olympics.
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Team U.S.A. with Heather Bergsma, right, Brittany Bowe, center and Mia Manganello, left, celebrates winning a bronze medal in the women's team pursuit final speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. No U.S. speedskater has won a medal since 2010.
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Jessica Diggins of the United States celebrates as she crosses the line to win gold during the Cross Country Ladies' Team Sprint Free Final on day 12 of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country Centre on Feb. 21, 2018, in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.
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United States' Matt Hamilton, left, and Tyler George reacts after their men's curling match against Britain at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Petr Koukal #42 of the Czech Republic reacts after scoring a goal in an overtime shootout against Ryan Zapolski #30 of the United States during the Men's Play-offs Quarterfinals on day twelve of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Hockey Centre on Feb. 21, 2018, in Gangneung, South Korea.
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Chris Bourque #17 of the United States passes the puck in the first period against the Czech Republic during the Men's Play-offs Quarterfinals on day twelve of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Hockey Centre on Feb. 21, 2018, in Gangneung, South Korea.
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Bronze medal winner Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, smiles during the flower ceremony for the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Mirai Nagasu of the United States falls during the women's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Karen Chen's outfit, so reminiscent of a swan in flight, comes with a tastefully embellished leotard dress and ruffled glove.
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Referees break up fight between the United States and the Czech Republic players during the first period of the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Italy's Lucia Peretti and Cecilia Maffei collide with Canada's Valerie Maltais during their women's 3000 meters short track speedskating relay A final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.
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United States' Lindsey Vonn reacts after competing in the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Jean Frederic Chapuis of France competes in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Ski Cross Seeding on day 12 of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 21, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.
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Kyle Mack of the United States competes during the Men's Big Air Qualification on day 12 of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre on Feb. 21, 2018, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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Kyle Mack of the United States reacts after his jump during the Men's Big Air Qualification on day 12 of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre on Feb. 21, 2018, in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.
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Gold medal winner Sofia Goggia, of Italy, reacts after the flower ceremony for the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Lindsey Vonn of the United States competes during the Ladies' Downhill on day 12 of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Jeongseon Alpine Centre on Feb. 21, 2018, in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.
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Diana Nikitina of Latvia reacts following her performance during the women's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Mirai Nagasu of the United States competes in the women's single skating short program of the figure skating event during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on Feb. 21, 2018.
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Bradie Tennell of the United States performs in the women's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Kaori Sakamoto of Japan performs during the women's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia performs during the women's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
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