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Olympic Winners 2/26-2/28

Posted on: March 1, 2010

The Olympics certainly ended with a bang and Canada was definitely a shining star for the end of the games. Canada came out of the games with an impressive 14 gold medals (26 overall)! Germany came in second place with 30 medals overall, 10 of which were gold. And despite Canada’s stellar performance, the U.S. still came out on top with a whopping 37 medals overall, but only 9 golds.

Let’s turn to the polls to find out which Gaians became big winners over the weekend!

February 26th Events:
Snowboard – Ladies’ PGS, Gold Winner: Nicolien Sauerbreij, Netherlands
Gaians voted the least for Nicolien Sauerbreij with only 17.3% of the votes.
Congrats to our survey winners:
sakura hizaki, toxictearsofwinter, Taichi Takuya, psycho_kisses, Ligre di Cieli

Short Track – Men’s 500m, Gold Winner: Charles Hamelin, Canada
Gaians favored Apolo Ohno with 63.3% of the votes and the gold winner, Charles Hamelin with only 15.3%.
Congrats to our survey winners:
Jylanie, little_twisted_shadow, II-DA FR3SH LATIN-II, Leolote, Sivlare

Short Track – Men’s 5000m Relay, Gold Winner: Canada
Gaians favored U.S. with 45.6% of the votes and Canada with 16.5%.
Congrats to our survey winners:
magic217, little_twisted_shadow, Kastaleikas, odd_cheshire_kitty, Meganite

February 27th Events:
Speed Skating – Men’s Team Pursuit, Gold Winner: Canada
Gaians favored U.S. with 39.3% of the votes and Canada with 25%.
Congrats to our survey winners:
baabyl, ssv55, Superfluous-Echo, R3minisc3nc3, Petrosoap

Speed Skating – Ladies’ Team Pursuit, Gold Winner: Germany
Gaians favored U.S. with 23.2% of the votes and Germany with onluy 17.9%.
Congrats to our survey winners:
marc rocks, Fold39Crane, Niruandaleth, BlackShade, neko no kago

Snowboard – Men’s Parallel Giant Slalom, Gold Winner: Jasey-Jay Anderson, Canada
Gaians favored the gold winner Jasey-Jay Anderson with 37.5% of the votes.
Congrats to our survey winners:
chilled_cucumbers, Estine, Shibotsu Sutoraiki, …Aurora Dream…, ToastyAznSJ

Curling – Men’s Gold Medal Game, Gold Winner: Canada
Gaians favored the gold winner Canada with 42.9%.
Congrats to our survey winners:
kunaifoxx, Zaerin Grey, fireinthedarkness, Sneaky Secret, Lanson

February 28th Events:
Ice Hockey – Men’s Gold Medal Game, Gold Winner: Canada
Gaians favored Canada by a landslide with 56.7% of the votes.
Congrats to our survey winners:
Star Light Search, eve-endless, kawaiirawr, sotpire, celi-chan

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