02/12/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/12/2019 12:04
By United States Olympic Committee | Feb. 12, 2019, 12 p.m. (ET)
Lindsey Vonn celebrates at the FIS World Ski Championships Women's Downhill on Feb. 10, 2019 in Are, Sweden.
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In the final race of her storied career, Lindsey Vonn earned the bronze in the women's downhill at the world championships in Are, Sweden, making her the oldest women's alpine skier to medal at the event.
Sophie Caldwell earned second place at the freestyle sprint world cup in Lahti, Finland.
Dakota Philibert finished ninth in the two-phases event at the jumping world cup in Leon, Mexico.
Americans won three medals - one gold and two bronzes - at the foil grand prix in Torino, Italy, and epee world cup in Vancouver, British Columbia, and added five top-10 finishes at the epee world cup in Barcelona and saber world cup in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Ice dance duo Madison Chock and Evan Bates won gold at the Four Continents Championships in Anaheim, California, as Vincent Zhou won bronze in men's singles.
Team USA closed out the world championships in Park City, Utah, with 11 medals in the final week, including three golds.
Summer Britcher placed sixth at the world cup in Oberhof, Germany.
Para Alpine Skiing:
Team USA earned nine medals - three silvers and six bronzes - at the world cup in Veysonnaz, Switzerland.
American snowboarders collected 11 medals - three golds, four silvers and four bronzes - at the world cup in Big White, British Columbia.
Daniel Espinosa (K42 75 kg.) earned a bronze medal at the world championships in Antalya, Turkey.
Lindsey Jacobellis won the snowboardcross world cup in Feldberg, Germany, as Alex Deibold placed fifth on the men's side.
Joey Mantia and Brittany Bowe claimed gold medals, with an additional bronze from Bowe, at the world single distance championships in Inzell, Germany. Meanwhile, U.S. skaters earned two bronze medals at the short track world cup in Torino, Italy.
Track and Field:
Donovan Brazier and Ajeé Wilson set American records in the men's and women's 800-meter events at the Millrose Games in New York.
Summer Rappaport, Tamara Gorman and Tony Smoragiewicz earned podium finishes at the world cup season opener in Cape Town, South Africa.
Xavier Johnson (63 kg.) and G'Angelo Hancock (97 kg.) won silver and bronze medals at the grand prix in Zagreb, Croatia, as Americans earned six additional top-10 finishes.
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Team USA Broadcast Schedule:
|2/12||9 a.m.||Alpine Skiing||FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships||NBCSN|
|2/13||9 a.m.||Alpine Skiing||FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships||NBCSN|
|2/13||10:30 a.m.||Ski & Snowboard||2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships||NBCSN|
|2/14||9 a.m.||Track & Field||NYRR Millrose Games||NBCSN|
|2/14||10:30 a.m.||Alpine Skiing||FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships||NBCSN|
|2/14||1 p.m.||Biathlon||IBU World Cup||NBCSN|
|2/15||9 a.m.||Biathlon||IBU World Cup||NBCSN|
|2/15||10 a.m.||Bobsled & Skeleton||IBSF Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Cup||NBCSN|
|2/15||11 a.m.||Alpine Skiing||FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships||NBCSN|
|2/15||1 p.m.||Biathlon||IBU World Cup||NBCSN|
|2/15||9:30 p.m.||Bobsled & Skeleton||IBSF Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Cup||NBCSN|
|2/15||11 p.m.||Biathlon||IBU World Cup||NBCSN|
|2/16||7 a.m.||Alpine Skiing||FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships||NBCSN|
|2/16||11 a.m.||Alpine Skiing||FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships||NBC|
|2/16||11:30 p.m.||Bobsled & Skeleton||IBSF Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Cup||NBCSN|
|2/17||1 a.m.||Biathlon||IBU World Cup||NBCSN|
|2/17||7 a.m.||Alpine Skiing||FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships||NBCSN|
|2/17||9:30 p.m.||Biathlon||IBU World Cup||NBCSN|