2022 Winter Olympics Day 9: Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers Taylor in women’s bobsled

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Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers Taylor are set to compete in the women’s monobob, the rhythm dance event in figure skating and the first runs of the men’s giant slalom event in Alpine Skiing is set for day 9 of the 2022 Winter Games.BobsledMonobob gives women’s bobsledders a second medal event at the Olympics, along with the two-woman competition. U.S. standouts Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers Taylor were hoping four-man would be added on the women’s side, but many nations lack depth among female bobsledders, so monobob is in the Olympics instead.”Nothing’s a given here,” Meyers Taylor said. “I think some good things can happen, but it’s going to take everything I have and I’m going to give it everything I have.” Figure SkatingGabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France lead after the rhythm dance, with world champions Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov of Russia second. The American duos of Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue and Madison Chock and Evan Bates are third and fourth.Papadakis and Cizeron finished second at the 2018 Olympics to the now-retired Canadian team of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir.”These Olympics are so different from four years ago. We are in a very different place,” Cizeron said. “I think with all the experience we’ve gained we have become more mature. We know better what we are doing, so we are enjoying it better.” Alpine SkiingThe Alpine skiing men’s giant slalom competition gets underway with the first of two runs.

Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers Taylor are set to compete in the women’s monobob, the rhythm dance event in figure skating and the first runs of the men’s giant slalom event in Alpine Skiing is set for day 9 of the 2022 Winter Games.

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Monobob gives women’s bobsledders a second medal event at the Olympics, along with the two-woman competition. U.S. standouts Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers Taylor were hoping four-man would be added on the women’s side, but many nations lack depth among female bobsledders, so monobob is in the Olympics instead.

“Nothing’s a given here,” Meyers Taylor said. “I think some good things can happen, but it’s going to take everything I have and I’m going to give it everything I have.”

Figure Skating

Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France lead after the rhythm dance, with world champions Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov of Russia second. The American duos of Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue and Madison Chock and Evan Bates are third and fourth.

Papadakis and Cizeron finished second at the 2018 Olympics to the now-retired Canadian team of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir.

“These Olympics are so different from four years ago. We are in a very different place,” Cizeron said. “I think with all the experience we’ve gained we have become more mature. We know better what we are doing, so we are enjoying it better.”

Alpine Skiing

The Alpine skiing men’s giant slalom competition gets underway with the first of two runs.

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