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Winter Olympics 2018: U.S. men given wrong medals after 'Miracurl on Ice'

After the Americans' stunning win over Sweden, they were awarded gold medals enscribed with "women's curling."

No matter the medal, U.S. men's curling had proved its mettle.

So when on the heels of the Americans' stunning "Miracurl on Ice," they were awarded gold medals enscribed with "women's curling"?


"It wasn’t a big deal at all, I promise," Team USA skip John Shuster told reporters.

After the ceremony, capping their remarkable 10-7 gold-medal win over Sweden, the Americans checked their medals and realized that, with the exception of team member John Landsteiner, all had been given gold medals for the women's competition.

The team took it in stride, laughing it off at the press conference, by which time the mix-up had been corrected.

But the reaction on Twitter? Comedy gold.

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