8 Top Athletes from the Last Winter Olympic Games


Winter Olympic Games are as popular as the summer Olympic Games. The event is full of winter sports which are breathtaking to watch. Many athletes performed at their best in the last Winter Olympic Games which was held in Pyeongchang in 2018. Here we will discuss some popular athletes of this event.

Ester Ledecka

She won two Gold medals and made the people of the Czech Republic proud of her achievements. She won the Alpine skiing’s super G and snowboard parallel giant slalom. She became the first one to win Gold medals in events requiring different types of instruments.

Yuzuru Hanyu

He won the figure skating title which he did in the previous Olympics as well. So, it was his back to back Gold achievement. The astonishing thing about his performance last year was that he just recovered from a serious ankle injury just before the Olympics and could still show his best performance.

Simone Biles

She was away from gymnastics for two years due to injuries, but that didn’t stop her from getting gold in the Olympics. Last year she performed a new vault and won the Gold medal. She is four times a Gold medal winner in gymnastics.

Martin Fourcade

He is one of the few athletes in the 2018 winter Olympics to win three Gold medals of which 3 were for individual events. He is one of the most popular athletes in France.

Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo

He is one of the youngest athletes in the 2018 winter Olympics to win Gold medals. He won three Gold medals in skiing. He has a very bright future ahead.

Catherine Ibarguen

She won gold medals in the long jump and triple jump. She won the Diamond League Final and the IAAF Continental Cup within 24 hours and the events took place in two different cities.

Nino Schurter

He has been a champion in mountain biking for the last decade and his performance in the 2018 winter Olympic games was no different. This Swiss athlete won two Gold medals in the Olympics. He later became the Swiss Sports Personality of the Year due to his outstanding achievements.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo

She was the 400m Gold medalist and remained unbeaten in about 15 races both indoors and outdoors. Previously, she won the Commonwealth Games title in the 200m race.

These athletes outperformed many top athletes and got Gold medals. Their achievements are worth praising and they will be an inspiration to the athletes participating in the next Olympic games.

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