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 Lasse Kjus Alpine Skiing  Lincoln DeWitt Skeleton
 Hilde Gerg Alpine Skiing   Anni Friesinger Speed skating
 Masahiko Harada Ski Jumping  Yevgeny Plushenko Figure skating
 Georg Hackl Luge  Prince Albert Grimaldi Bobsleigh
Masahiko Harada - Ski jumping
Masahiko Harada
Country
Japan
Age
33
Past Games
1994, 1998
Past Medals
One gold, silver and bronze
POST-WINTER OLYMPICS VERDICT:

In years to come, Masahiko Harada will have a full set of Olympic medals to show his grandchildren.

The only problem for the amiable Japanese ski jumper is that an individual gold is not among them.

That was his target at Salt Lake, but he fell woefully short, finishing 20th in both the K90 and the K120.

A double of sorts, but not quite in the same league as Simon Ammannís double top-step podium finishes.

Harada helped put the Japanese in provisional gold during the K120 team event, but only because he jumped early in the first round.

There were still another three rounds to go and Japan finished fifth.

Masahiko Harada

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