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Spoiler Alert: Did Gracie Gold Medal in Ladies Figure Skating?

Massachusetts native Gracie Gold skated her free program Thursday for a chance at an Olympic medal at the Sochi games.

Credit: Screenshot from NBC
Credit: Screenshot from NBC
By Liz Taurasi and Deb Belt

If you want to wait until NBC’s evening coverage of the Winter Olympics to learn whether Massachusetts native Gracie Gold won a medal, then stop reading now.

Spoiler alert!

·       See complete TV schedule for Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Gold, 18, who was born in Newton and learned to skate in her childhood hometown of Easton, went into her long program in fourth place after Wednesday's short program at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Her free skate today received a score of 136.90 with an overall score of 205.53 putting her in fourth place. Gold’s free skate score was a personal best.

The gold medal went to Russian skater Adelina Sotnikova with an overall score of 224.59.

Other top finishers are: Defending Olympic champion Kim Yu-na of South Korea in second place and Italy's Carolina Kostner in third. You can view scores for all skaters on the Olympics website.

Russian phenom Yulia Lipnitskaya, only 15 years old, came in fifth, followed by Mao Asada of Japan and U.S. team member Ashley Wagner.

Gold is the reigning U.S. National Figure Skating Champion.


Matthew February 24, 2014 at 08:43 AM
Whats funny is she spells they way she speaks and thinks it's the correct spelling. Pathetic
Matthew February 24, 2014 at 08:44 AM
@ebonics girl. "Skins" How many "skins" do you have? And what color are you going to be next month?

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