Wednesday was not a good Olympic day for the host. There were no new medals, not even in the top discipline short track. For Germany, on the other hand, it was a day with plenty of precious metal: one gold in Nordic combined and gold and silver in doubles luge. This means that Germany leads the medal table on Wednesday evening, while China fell back to rank five. On Tuesday, both had still been together in third place. Instead of great victories, China’s athletes were the subject of irritating and curious stories.
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