2010 Olympics update: U.S. medal count increases

Following a bore of a day Tuesday, the U.S. made a huge turnaround Wednesday bringing in two golds.

Lindsey Vonn won the No. 1 spot in the women’s downhill skiing competition, accompanied on the podium by teammate Julia Mancuso with the silver. Vonn won the gold in her first event of the 2010 Winter Games after failing to medal at all in Torino in 2006. For a full story on Vonn’s win go to dailyskiff.com.

On the ice, the men brought home two medals in the 1000-meter speed skating competition. 2006 gold medalist Shani Davis received the second gold of his career alongside Chad Hedrick who clutched the bronze.

U.S. medals:

4 Gold

3 Silver

5 Bronze