|GLOBAL PODIUM OF THE WEEK|
The Sportspedia’s Global Podium features the three sportspeople/athletes or teams that best achieved excellence in performance last week with their milestones and results.
Gold: Sweden Men’s Curling Team
The current Swedish Men’s Curling team is consolidating itself as the most successful of all time, as Niklas Edin, Oskar Eriksson, Rasmus Wranå, and Christoffer Sundgren won an unprecedented fourth World Title in a row, some weeks after becoming Olympic Champions. Daniel Magnusson won his third title. Sweden beat Canada 6-8 in the Final, while Italy beat the USA for the bronze.
Watch the Final’s Highlights (World Curling TV)
Silver: Choi Min-jeong
(Republic of Korea, Short Track Speed Skating)
Choi Min-jeong won her fourth overall Short Track Speed Skating World Title after winning the Women’s 1000m, 1500m, 3000m, and 3000m Relay competitions -beating Canada and the Netherlands on the line-, just leaving the 500m available for Xandra Velzeboer (NED) to win. She is now third of all-time among women’s Overall World Titles and World Titles won.
Watch the exciting Women’s 3000m Relay Final (ISU)
Bronze: Shaoang Liu
(Hungary, Short Track Speed Skating)
Shaoang Liu (HUN) also had an impressive World Championship, by winning the Men’s Overall after taking the 500m, 1000m, and 1500m competitions. South Korea took the 3000m Relay.