Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch closed in on Janica Kostelic's record of four Olympic golds with a thrilling victory in the women's super-combined on Monday.
Riesch became only the fourth woman to win two gold consecutive gold medals in a specific event after Italian Deborah Compagnoni (giant slalom 1994, 1998), German Katja Seizinger (downhill, 1994, 1998) and the now-retired Croat Kostelic (combined, 2002, 2006).
But the 29-year-old insisted that records were not her driving motivation after clocking a winning combined time of 2min 34.62sec after one downhill and one slalom run.
"I don't think so much about statistics and rankings. But of course if that happens, it's a great feeling," said the Garmisch-Partenkirchen native.
"But when I win a medal like today I'm just focused on this medal and this day.