How Marylanders are performing in the 2018 Winter Olympics

Maame Biney: The native of Accra, Ghana's capital, moved into her father's Rockville home at age 5 before relocating to her current residence of Reston, Va. After failing to make it out of the 500-meter short-track speedskating quarterfinals Feb. 13, she finished last in her 1,500 qualifying heat Saturday.

Summer Britcher: The luger, daughter of a Baltimore City Fire Department battalion chief, finished 19th overall after a rough fourth run Feb. 13. However, she set a track record in her second heat.


Thomas Hong: The short-track speedskater is an Atholton graduate and University of Maryland student whose family immigrated from South Korea to Howard County in 2001 and settled in Laurel. Hong's U.S. relay team, which included Aaron Tran, John-Henry Krueger and J.R. Celski, failed to finish in the top two of a four-team qualifying heat in the 5,000 on Feb. 13. The Americans, who won silver in the 5,000 four years ago in the Sochi Games, instead competed in the B final, where they beat Japan and Kazakhstan to finish fifth overall.

Haley Skarupa: The high-scoring hockey forward from Rockville played for both her coed team at Wootton, in the Maryland Scholastic Hockey League and the Washington Pride, an all-female college prep team out of Washington. The U.S. team won its first two games before losing to Canada, 2-1, in its final group game. The Americans beat Finland, 5-0, in the semifinal and advanced to a rematch in the final with Canada. The Americans beat Canada in a shootout, 3-2, to secure their first women's hockey gold medal since 1998. Skarupa finished with three shots on goal over five games.

U.S. speedskater Thomas Hong (Atholton) ends 'bittersweet' first Olympics with win

An Atholton graduate and University of Maryland student, Hong and the U.S. men’s 5,000-meter relay team won the B final Thursday to finish fifth overall at the Pyeongchang Games.

Meyers Taylor, daughter of former Navy star running back, in women's bobsled contention

Elana Meyers Taylor: “Either I'm going to win a medal or I'm going to go down swinging."

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The biggest rivalry in women's hockey is set for another chapter

U.S. takes on its nemesis in women's hockey - Canada - for the gold medal Thursday.

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Americans fall short against Canadians in hockey, but teams are likely to meet for the gold medal

One look at U.S. forward Brianna Decker’s face, sweaty and frowning after her team’s 2-1 loss to Canada on Thursday dispelled the notion that the teams’ preliminary-round finale at Kwandong Hockey Centre meant nothing because both had clinched spots in the Olympic tournament semifinals.

American luger Emily Sweeney crashes out of Olympics, Summer Britcher finishes 19th

American luger Emily Sweeney crashed out of the Pyeongchang Olympics on Tuesday, losing control of her sled midway through the final run of the competition.

In U.S. women's hockey rout of Russians, Olympic controversies are on ice

The clash Tuesday night between Russia and the United States was lopsided on the ice, convivial in the stands and never really happened.

Maame Biney fails to advance in 500-meter short-track speedskating

Biney landed in a tough quarterfinal that included former world champion Fan Kexin of China.

Baltimore-born Summer Britcher sets luge track record at 2018 Olympics, but is ninth after two runs

After hitting the wall in her first heat, Summer Britcher came back to set the track record in her second heat.

Olympic short-track speedskater Thomas Hong (pictures)

Browse pictures of Laurel resident and Atholton alumnus Thomas Hong above.

Olympic hockey player Haley Skarupa (pictures)

Browse pictures of Rockville's Haley Skarupa above.

Olympic luger Summer Britcher (pictures)

Browse pictures of Baltimore-born Summer Britcher above.

Maryland's Winter Olympians through the years

From Baltimore figure skater Monty Hoyt in the 1964 Games to Rockville ice hockey player Haley Skarupa in these Olympics, here are some of the state’s winter warriors.