On Thursday, regardless of the result, Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux will become the first North Dakotans ever to win two Olympic medals. They also could become the first North Dakotans to win gold.
Here’s our list of North Dakotans winning Olympic medals. Let me know if I’m missing anyone.
1956 — Ken Purpur, silver, men’s ice hockey
1956 — John Bennett, silver, long jump
1960 — Cliff Cushman, silver, 400 hurdles
1984 — Virgil Hill, silver middleweight boxing
2010 — Jocelyne Lamoureux, silver, women’s ice hockey
2010 — Monique Lamoureux, silver, women’s ice hockey