Norway's Svindal wins Olympic men's downhill


Svindal, 35 and coming to the end of a stellar career, clocked 1min 40.25sec down the 3km-long Jeongseon course to hand Norway its first ever Olympic downhill gold.

The Norwegian colossus' teammate Kjetil Jansrud claimed silver at 0.12sec, with Switzerland's defending world champion Beat Feuz taking bronze (+0.18).