Getty Images Aksel Lund Svindal’s downhill Olympic champion, the first in history to Norway. A Dominik Paris, fourth, remains bitter wooden medal. A Jeongseon, on a day finally not bothered by the wind which in recent days has upset the program of alpine skiing, the Norwegian finished in 1’40 “25; the silver went to his compatriot Kjetil Jansrud, trailing by 12/100, while bronze is Switzerland’s Beat Feuz in 18/100. Paris instead finished fourth at 54/100.

Svindal, who this year has gone up five times on the podium in the downhill cup, winning two, thus it exceeded Mario Matt in the ranking of Oldest winners of an Olympic gold: he turned 35 on 26 December, while Austrian had 34 years and 319 days when imposed in the slalom in Sochi.