Julia Marino Wins First Medal in Beijing for the United States

Feb 08, 2022 358

BY: Charlotte Edmonds

The United States is officially on the medal board in Beijing and it came from an unlikely hero. After a quiet first day of competition in which the U.S. was kept off the podium, Julia Marino won silver to bring home the first medal of the 2022 Olympics for Team USA.

By the end of Day 2, 21 medals have been awarded. The U.S. is one of 16 countries to win a medal, with Norway, Slovenia, Italy, Canada and the Russian Olympic Committee all having two medals to their name. The Italian American 24-year-old from Westport, Conn., scored 87.68 on her second run. 

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SOURCE: https://www.nbcsports.com

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