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Ted Ligety looks to make history, Gracie Gold competes. Watch WAVE 3 News Primetime Olympic Coverage

Ted Ligety Ted Ligety
Bode Miller Bode Miller
Elana Meyers and  Lauryn Williams Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams
Gracie Gold Gracie Gold
Ashley Wagner Ashley Wagner

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Ted Ligety will hit the slopes in search of gold while Gracie Gold takes to the ice during tonight's Primetime Olympic Coverage on WAVE 3 News starting at 8 p.m.

Ligety also looks to make history in the alpine skiing giant slalom final. Winning gold would make him the first man in Olympic history to claim the top spot in both the slalom and super-combined events. He will compete alongside fellow Team USA member Bode Miller.

[SPOLIER ALERT: Alpine skiing final results]

Competition will heat up the ice as reigning U.S. champion Gracie Gold, two-time U.S. national champion Ashley Wagner and 15-year-old Polina Edmunds, the youngest Winter Olympian from the U.S. since Tara Lipinski, compete in the figure skating short program final.

[SPOLIER ALERT: Figure skating, short program results]

Two women rumored to be a top medal threats, Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams will compete in bobsled. Elana Meyers, who took home bronze from Vancouver in 2010, will take her place in the driver's seat with teammate Lauryn Williams. Williams is new to the Winter Games but is no stranger to the Summer Games. The track champion took home the gold in 2012 and silver in 2004.

[SPOILER ALERT: Women's bobsled results]

Be sure to join us for WAVE 3 News following the Winter Games and stay tuned after the news for the debut of the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

For complete coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics, click here. To see a full schedule of Wednesday's events, click here.

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