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6/10
Petra's gutsy performance
Slovenian Petra Majdič broke five ribs and was badly injured on a training run, but returned to compete and despite the pain, won the bronze medal. Majdič was so badly injured that she needed help getting onto the podium to collect her medal.
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USA Today Sports
7/10
Plenty of hardware
Swiss ski jumper Simon Ammann may have taken two gold medals but Adam Małysz of Poland and Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria took home two medals as well. The duo finished two-three in both the normall hill and large hill with Małysz taking home two silver medals and Schlierenzauer claiming two bronze medals.
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USA Today Sports
8/10
Norway's cross-country dominance
Norway proved formidable in biathlon, as they did in cross-country. The nation won five gold medals, two silver and two bronze. Led by Petter Northug, who won four medals, Norway took two gold medals in the 50km classical, one gold in team sprint, one silver in the 4x10 km relay and a bronze in the individual sprint.
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USA Today Sports
9/10
Spillane's silver surge
The U.S. broke through to win three silver medals in Nordic combined. Johnny Spillane took home silver medals in the individual normal hill/10km, the individual large hill/10km, and with the U.S. team in the team large hill/4x5 relay.
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USA Today Sports
10/10
Italian breaks through
Alessandro Pittin was the first Italian ever to medal at an Olympic Nordic combined event. He took home the bronze in the 10km individual normal hill event.
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