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Last Updated: Sunday February 14 2010 12:42 GMT

US top medal table in Vancouver

Hannah Kearney, USA, celebrates after winning gold in the skiing moguls event at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

The USA are at the top of the medal table at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver with four medals.

Hosts Canada are still waiting for their first gold. In freestyle skiing moguls, America's Hannah Kearney beat Canada's Jennifer Heil to first place.

All eyes were on the luge event after a Georgian competitor died during a training run on Friday.

It went ahead despite a crash which killed Nodar Kumaritashvili in a Olympic training accident on Friday.

Gerogian Nodar Kumaritashvili died just hours before the opening of the games when he came off a sled and hit a steel pole.

Although inspections found the track is safe, the walls at the exit of the final curve, where Kumaritashvili was thrown from the track, has been raised.


The International Luge Federation and local coroners said that Kumaritashvili "did not compensate properly" going into a bend.

The President of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili, has rejected this and insists the accident could have been avoided.