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38 Triumphant Reactions Of Winter Olympians The Moment They Won Gold

Perfectly timed photos of jubilation throughout Winter Olympics history.

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Canadian forward Sidney Crosby jubilates after scoring the winning goal in the men’s gold medal hockey match between USA and Canada in 2010.

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Tara Lipinski of the US exults after hearing her results in the free program of the Olympic women’s figure skating competition, winning gold in 1998.

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Canada’s Jon Montgomery wins gold in the men’s skeleton final in 2010.

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Shani Davis of United States celebrates winning gold in the men’s speedskating 1,000m finals in 2010.

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Dan Jansen winning the Men’s 1000m race for the US in 1994, then taking his daughter for a celebratory victory lap.

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French skiers Jean-Claude Killy (left) and Guy Perillat (right) win gold and silver medals, respectively, in the men’s downhill skiing event in 1968.

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Apolo Anton Ohno of the US winning gold medal in 1500-meter short-track finals in 2002.

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France’s Jason Lamy Chappuis reacts after crossing the finish line during the men’s Nordic combined individual 10km at the Winter Olympics in 2010.

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Shaun White rejoices after winning gold in men’s snowboard halfpipe finals at 2006 games.

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Nancie Battaglia /Sports Illustrated / Getty Images

 

American Lindsey Vonn victoriously collapses after winning woman’s downhill final gold at 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Men’s curling team from Canada celebrates gold medal in 2010.

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Norway’s Tora Berger reacts after winning gold at the women’s biathlon 15km individual at 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Martin Rose/Bongarts / Getty Images

 

Stefania Belmondo of Italy exults after winning women’s 15km mass start cross-country skiing race in 2002.

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Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts / Getty Images

 

Claudia Pechstein of Germany winning gold at the women’s 3000m speedskating event in 2002.

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Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir react after winning gold in the 2010 Winter Olympics ice dance figure skating free program.

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Kamil Stoch of Poland celebrates winning gold after his jump in the men’s normal hill individual final at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts / Getty Images

 

Vonetta Flowers and Jill Bakken winning gold for two-woman bobsleigh in 2002, making Flowers the first black American to win gold in any sport at the Winter Olympics.

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Dominik Hasek of the Czech Republic throws his gear after the men’s hockey team wins gold in the 1998 Winter Olympics.

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Finland’s Kaija Mustonen winning gold in the women’s 1500m speedskating event in 1968.

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America’s Jim Shea celebrates his gold medal for the men’s skeleton event at the 2002 Winter Games.

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Bob Martin /Sports Illustrated / Getty Images

 

Team USA’s Steven Holcomb, Justin Olsen, Curtis Tomasevicz, and Steve Mesler victorious after winning Four-Man Bobsled event in 2010.

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Britain’s Amy Williams winning gold in the women’s skeleton final at the 2010 Olympic Games.

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Gabriella Paruzzi of Italy wins gold in the women’s 30km classical event in 2002.

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JOE KLAMAR/AFP / Getty Images

 

Had Xiaopeng from China hoists his colors after taking gold in the 2006 freestyle skiing men’s aerials finals, becoming China’s first male gold medalist at the Winter Olympics.

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Tatjana Huefner of Germany celebrates after winning the women’s luge singles final at the 2010 Olympic Games.

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Poland’s Justyna Kowalczyk crosses the finish line first in the women’s cross country skiing 30km mass start classic at the 2010 Olympic Games.

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Ukraine’s Oksana Baiul is flooded with tears after winning gold in 1994 ladies figure skating singles event.

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Italian skier Alberto Tomba smiles after his victory in the men’s slalom in the 1988 Olympic Games.

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Canada’s Charles Hamelin celebrates after skating in the men’s 5,000-meter relay short-track finals during the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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America’s Sarah Hughes reacts at the end of her women’s free program of the figure skating event at the 2002 Olympics.

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Larissa Lazutina winning both the 10km (left) and the 4 × 5km (right) events for cross-country skiing at the 1998 Winter Olympics.

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JAVIER SORIANO/AFP / Getty Images

 

Canadian sisters Chloe (left) and Justine (right) Dufour-Lapointe take home silver and gold, respectively, in the women’s freestyle skiing moguls event at the Winter Olympics in 2014.

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Sweden’s women’s curling team wins gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Simon Ammann of Switzerland celebrates after winning gold in the ski jumping normal hill individual event in 2010.

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Germany’s Patric-Fritz Leitner (left) and Alexander Resch (right) celebrate after winning the men’s double luge event at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

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Germany’s Felix Loch celebrates his win in the men’s luge final at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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Heinz Kluetmeier /Sports Illustrated / Getty Images

 

Team USA celebrates their 4-3 victory over the Soviet Union in the semi-final men’s ice hockey event at the Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, 1980.

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Katerina Neumannova of Czech Republic is greeted by her 2-year-old daughter after crossing the finish line and winning the ladies’ 30km free at the 2006 Olympics.

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