Winter Olympics viewing schedule: what to watch on Day 16?

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Alpine skiing


Alpine skiing
All events are also streamed live on Peacock
Event Time (ET) How to watch
Team event 🏅 20:00 NBCOlympics.com

Mikaela Shiffrin headlined the mixed team event, the final alpine skiing competition of the Games. It was postponed from Saturday due to high winds. Shiffrin hasn’t won a medal in its first five events and the United States is ranked sixth among the 15 teams.

It is a parenthesis-style competition where two skiers compete on short adjacent giant slalom courses. Each round has four confrontations (two men, two women) between the two nations, the team that has won the majority of victories (4-0 or 3-1) progresses. If it is 2-2, the tiebreaker is the lowest combined time of the fastest male and female skier from each nation.

The United States has never won a team medal at the World Championships (started in 2005) or the Olympics (started in 2018). Shiffrin has competed once among previous editions. The US list also includes Paula Moltzanwho finished fourth in the individual parallel race at Worlds 2021, and Radamus Riverwho had finished fourth in the GS earlier at these Games.

Seeds are based on international results in all disciplines. The United States will face Slovakia in the round of 16, then either the No. 3 Italy or the No. 14 Russian Olympic Committee to reach the medal round. Slovakia misses its best skier, gold medalist in slalom Petra Vlhovawho left the Olympics prematurely due to an ankle injury.

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