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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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Hanevold made up 15 meters in the final two kilometers to win gold in Nagano

4×7.5K RELAY
[Gold]Germany
[Silver]Russia
[Bronze]Norway

The USSR, Russia or Germany has won every gold since event debuted in '68

WOMEN

7.5K SPRINT
[Gold]Liv Grete Skjelbreid-Poiree, Norway
[Silver]Olena Zubrilova, Ukraine
[Bronze]Magdalena Forsberg, Sweden

Liv Grete and Raphaël Poiree will be the first married couple to win gold for different countries

10K PURSUIT
[Gold]Magdalena Forsberg, Sweden
[Silver]Olena Zubrilova, Ukraine
[Bronze]Liv Grete Skjelbreid-Poiree, Norway

In the off-season Forsberg works part-time as a tax adviser

15K INDIVIDUAL
[Gold]Magdalena Forsberg, Sweden
[Silver]Liv Grete Skjelbreid-Poiree, Norway
[Bronze]Gunn Margit Andreassen, Norway

Scandinavians will sweep the women's individual events for first time

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