OLYMPIC RECAP | Russian up-and-comer Alina Zagitova wins ladies' figure skating gold

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It was a night to remember for 15-year-old Olympic Athlete from Russia Alina Zagitova, who completed her meteoric rise to take the gold medal in ladies' figure skating.

Zagitova edged out her friend and teammate Evgenia Medvedeva by just over a point.

WATCH: Yevgenia Medvedeva, Alina Zagitova talk about their rivalry

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It was a disappointing night, however, for the American skaters, as Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu, and Karen Chen all finished ninth, 10th, and 11h, respectively.

What follows is a comprehensive live blog of the evening's events. You can also join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #3Olympics.

12:01 a.m. - 15-year-old Russian wins ladies' figure skating

It was a competition for the ages, but in the end, 15-year-old Olympic Athlete from Russia Alina Zagitova edged out her teammate Evgenia Medvedeva by just over a point to take the gold medal in ladies' figure skating.

The two actually earned the exact same free skate score, but Zagitova's slight advantage in the short program provided the difference.

It's the first gold medal for the Russians at these games, who are competing under the Olympic flag as fallout from a state-sponsored doping scandal.

11:37 p.m. - Zagitova shines

In what was an incredibly graceful free skate, 15-year-old Alina Zagitova delivered a score of 156.65, vaulting her into first place by a commanding margin.

Her rival, Evgenia Medvedeva, is still due up.

WATCH LIVE: Ladies' free skate

11:28 p.m. - Jimmy's Take

Earlier today, our own Jim Donovan gave his take on the United States women's hockey team's thrilling gold medal victory.

Bradie Tennell of the United States competes during the Figure Skating- Team Event-Ladies Short Program during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 11, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

10:58 p.m - Nagasu misses triple axel, will not medal

It was a disappointing free skate for American Mirai Nagasu, as the 24-year-old American slipped on her attempted triple axel and instead jumped just half a revolution.

While she still put together a solid score of 119.61, her chances of earning a medal have been dashed.

WATCH LIVE: Ladies' free skate

10:36 p.m. - Chen, Tennell deliver strong free skates

Two nights after falling down in her short program, American Karen Chen delivered a solid score of 119.75 in her free skate to take over third place in women's figure skating.

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She was outdone, however, by national champion Bradie Tennell, who overcame a couple of minor missteps to put herself in second.

Olympic Athlete from Russia Maria Sotoskova currently leads with the top contenders still yet to skate.

WATCH LIVE: Ladies' free skate

9:28 p.m. - Short track speed skating

Shockingly, the host South Korean team was unable to win gold in any of today's short track events.

In the men's 500m, China's Wu Dajing set a new world record to earn his country's first ever short track gold.

Then in the women's 1,000m, South Korea's two favored contenders both collided and crashed on the final lap, giving Suzanne Shulting of The Netherlands the gold, her country's first in short track.

Finally, there was history in the men's 5,000m relay, as Hungary stunned the field to win its first gold medal in Winter Olympics history.

8:47 p.m. - Curling

While most of us were sleeping, Team USA made history by beating Canada in men's curling to advance to its first gold medal game in Olympic history.

USA's Mirai Nagasu competes in the women's single skating short program of the figure skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 21, 2018. (ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)