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Who'll Win
Brian Cazeneuve
February 04, 2002
Can Jean Racine and Gea Johnson overcome controversy to take the first women's bobsledding gold? Will there be any big surprises? Here are SI's fearless medal picks
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February 04, 2002

Who'll Win

Can Jean Racine and Gea Johnson overcome controversy to take the first women's bobsledding gold? Will there be any big surprises? Here are SI's fearless medal picks

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NORMAL HILL
[Gold]Adam Malysz, Poland
[Silver]Sven Hannawald, Germany
[Bronze]Matti Hautamäki, Finland

Malysz is first Pole to win World Cup; only Pole to win Winter gold was ski jumper Wojciech Fortuna in Sapporo

LARGE HILL
[Gold]Sven Hannawald, Germany
[Silver]Adam Malysz, Poland
[Bronze]Martin Höllwarth, Austria

In January, Hannawald became first to sweep four events in prestigious Four Hills tournament in Austria and Germany

TEAM
[Gold]Germany
[Silver]Austria
[Bronze]Finland

The order could vary but not which countries mount the platform; nine of the world's top 11 jumpers are members of these three teams

SNOWBOARDING

MEN

HALFPIPE
[Gold]Magnus Sterner, Sweden
[Silver]Ross Powers, U.S.
[Bronze]Heikki Sorsa, Finland

Magnus's cousin Fredrik was World Cup champ in '98; his father, Kristen, was goalie in Swedish pro hockey league

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