Winners in Sochi: Bode Miller’s Emotional Bronze Tie and Another Dutch Sweep


Sunday’s Olympic medal events ushered in another speed-skating sweep for the Netherlands (the nation’s third in 2014, this time in women’s 1,500-meter event) and a touching moment for American favorite Bode Miller in alpine skiing super-G

Miller, who lost his younger brother over the summer, said the emotions of the day affected his performance. Nevertheless, the 36-year-old gold medal contender, who came away with a bronze, became the oldest Alpine skier to ever win an Olympic medal.

“To hang onto a medal today, I feel really lucky and very fortunate,” Miller told reporters of his third-place tie, according to Reuters. …

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