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The good . . .

The U.S. has won the most medals in its Winter Games history:

Year G S B Tot

1994 6 5 2 13

1980 6 4 2 12

1932 6 4 2 12

1992 5 4 2 11

1952 4 6 1 11

. . . the bad . . .

The U.S. had its worst showing in figure skating in 22 years:

1994: Nancy Kerrigan, women's silver.

1992: Paul Wylie, men's silver; Kristi Yamaguchi, women's gold, Nancy Kerrigan, women's bronze.

1988: Brian Boitano, men's gold; Debi Thomas, women's bronze; Jill Watson and Peter Oppegard, pairs bronze.

1984: Scott Hamilton, men's gold; Rosalynn Sumners, women's silver; Kitty Carruthers and Peter Carruthers, pairs silver.

1980: Charles Tickner, men's bronze; Linda Fratianne, women's silver.

1976: Dorothy Hamill, women's gold; Colleen O'Connor and Jim Millins, dance bronze.

1972: Janet Lynn, women's bronze.

. . . and the ugly

The U.S. hockey team had its worst performance ever:

Year Finish

1994 8

1992 4

1988 7

1984 7

1980 1

1976 5

1972 2

1968 6

1964 5

Year Finish

1960 1

1956 2

1952 2

1948 --

1936 3

1932 2

1928 --

1924 2

1920 2

NOTES: In 1948, the U.S. sent two teams to the Games because of a dispute between the Amateur Hockey Association and the American Olympic Committee on amateur status. The IOC did not allow either to participate. In 1928, only first-through fourth-place teams were recognized; the U.S. was not among them.

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