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Best of Sochi - Day 3

<p>The Russian figure skating team steps onto the podium at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. From left to right: Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev, Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, Ksenia Stolbova and Fyodor Klimov, Yulia Lipnitskaya, Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov, Evgeni Plushenko. REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

The Russian figure skating team steps onto the podium at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. From left to right: Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev, Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, Ksenia Stolbova and Fyodor Klimov, Yulia...more

The Russian figure skating team steps onto the podium at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. From left to right: Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev, Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, Ksenia Stolbova and Fyodor Klimov, Yulia Lipnitskaya, Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov, Evgeni Plushenko. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Irene Wust of the Netherlands skates to first place during the women's 3,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh</p>

Irene Wust of the Netherlands skates to first place during the women's 3,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Irene Wust of the Netherlands skates to first place during the women's 3,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

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<p>Germany's Sophie Kratzer, top, falls on Russia's Yelena Dergachyova during the second period of their women's ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor</p>

Germany's Sophie Kratzer, top, falls on Russia's Yelena Dergachyova during the second period of their women's ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Germany's Sophie Kratzer, top, falls on Russia's Yelena Dergachyova during the second period of their women's ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

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<p>Jamie Anderson of the U.S. celebrates after winning the women's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake</p>

Jamie Anderson of the U.S. celebrates after winning the women's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Jamie Anderson of the U.S. celebrates after winning the women's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Sarka Pancochova of the Czech Republic performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez</p>

Sarka Pancochova of the Czech Republic performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Sarka Pancochova of the Czech Republic performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Winner Germany's Felix Loch celebrates after completing his final run in the men's singles luge competition at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014.                        REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch</p>

Winner Germany's Felix Loch celebrates after completing his final run in the men's singles luge competition at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Winner Germany's Felix Loch celebrates after completing his final run in the men's singles luge competition at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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<p>Finland's Enni Rukajarvi (L), winner Jamie Anderson of the U.S. (C) and Britain's Jenny Jones react after the women's slopestyle snowboarding competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. Anderson won the first Olympic gold medal, with Rukajarvi at second place and Jones at third, in women's snowboarding slopestyle at the Sochi Games on Sunday. REUTERS/Mike Blake</p>

Finland's Enni Rukajarvi (L), winner Jamie Anderson of the U.S. (C) and Britain's Jenny Jones react after the women's slopestyle snowboarding competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. Anderson won the first Olympic...more

Finland's Enni Rukajarvi (L), winner Jamie Anderson of the U.S. (C) and Britain's Jenny Jones react after the women's slopestyle snowboarding competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. Anderson won the first Olympic gold medal, with Rukajarvi at second place and Jones at third, in women's snowboarding slopestyle at the Sochi Games on Sunday. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Germany's Severin Freund crashes during the first round of the men's ski jumping normal hill individual final event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

Germany's Severin Freund crashes during the first round of the men's ski jumping normal hill individual final event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai...more

Germany's Severin Freund crashes during the first round of the men's ski jumping normal hill individual final event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Competitors classic ski in the men's cross-country skiathlon event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin</p>

Competitors classic ski in the men's cross-country skiathlon event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Competitors classic ski in the men's cross-country skiathlon event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

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<p>Austria's Matthias Mayer speeds down the slope during the men's alpine skiing downhill race at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich</p>

Austria's Matthias Mayer speeds down the slope during the men's alpine skiing downhill race at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Austria's Matthias Mayer speeds down the slope during the men's alpine skiing downhill race at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

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<p>Paul Bonifacio Parkinson of Italy competes during the figure skating team men's free skating at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk</p>

Paul Bonifacio Parkinson of Italy competes during the figure skating team men's free skating at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

Paul Bonifacio Parkinson of Italy competes during the figure skating team men's free skating at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk

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<p>Kevin Reynolds of Canada celebrates in the "kiss and cry" area with teammates during the Team Men Free Skating Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Kevin Reynolds of Canada celebrates in the "kiss and cry" area with teammates during the Team Men Free Skating Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Kevin Reynolds of Canada celebrates in the "kiss and cry" area with teammates during the Team Men Free Skating Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Gold medalist Justine Dufour-Lapointe of Canada and her compatriot, silver medalist Chloe Dufour-Lapointe (R), pose during the medal ceremony for the women's freestyle skiing moguls at the Sochi 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov</p>

Gold medalist Justine Dufour-Lapointe of Canada and her compatriot, silver medalist Chloe Dufour-Lapointe (R), pose during the medal ceremony for the women's freestyle skiing moguls at the Sochi 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014....more

Gold medalist Justine Dufour-Lapointe of Canada and her compatriot, silver medalist Chloe Dufour-Lapointe (R), pose during the medal ceremony for the women's freestyle skiing moguls at the Sochi 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

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<p>Winner Austria's Matthias Mayer (C) jumps on the podium as second-placed Italy's Christof Innerhofer (L) and third-placed Norway's Kjetil Jansrud clap their hands during the flower ceremony after the men's alpine skiing downhill race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

Winner Austria's Matthias Mayer (C) jumps on the podium as second-placed Italy's Christof Innerhofer (L) and third-placed Norway's Kjetil Jansrud clap their hands during the flower ceremony after the men's alpine skiing downhill race during the 2014...more

Winner Austria's Matthias Mayer (C) jumps on the podium as second-placed Italy's Christof Innerhofer (L) and third-placed Norway's Kjetil Jansrud clap their hands during the flower ceremony after the men's alpine skiing downhill race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Jamie Anderson of the U.S.performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez</p>

Jamie Anderson of the U.S.performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Jamie Anderson of the U.S.performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>Irene Wust of the Netherlands celebrates after realising she has won the women's 3000 meters speed skating event during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato</p>

Irene Wust of the Netherlands celebrates after realising she has won the women's 3000 meters speed skating event during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Irene Wust of the Netherlands celebrates after realising she has won the women's 3000 meters speed skating event during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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<p>Russia's Yekaterina Smolina slides into Germany's goalie Viona Harrer during the first period of their women's ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young/Pool</p>

Russia's Yekaterina Smolina slides into Germany's goalie Viona Harrer during the first period of their women's ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young/Pool

Russia's Yekaterina Smolina slides into Germany's goalie Viona Harrer during the first period of their women's ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young/Pool

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<p>Switzerland's Sina Candrian performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez</p>

Switzerland's Sina Candrian performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Switzerland's Sina Candrian performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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<p>South Korea's Kim Bo-Reum skates during the women's 3,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble</p>

South Korea's Kim Bo-Reum skates during the women's 3,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble

South Korea's Kim Bo-Reum skates during the women's 3,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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<p>Winner Germany's Felix Loch (C) celebrates while second-placed Russia's Albert Demchenko (L) stands beside him after the men's singles luge competition at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer</p>

Winner Germany's Felix Loch (C) celebrates while second-placed Russia's Albert Demchenko (L) stands beside him after the men's singles luge competition at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Winner Germany's Felix Loch (C) celebrates while second-placed Russia's Albert Demchenko (L) stands beside him after the men's singles luge competition at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

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<p>Italy's Christof Innerhofer reacts after his men's alpine skiing downhill race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

Italy's Christof Innerhofer reacts after his men's alpine skiing downhill race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Italy's Christof Innerhofer reacts after his men's alpine skiing downhill race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>Britain's Aimee Fuller performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle semi-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Britain's Aimee Fuller performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle semi-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Britain's Aimee Fuller performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle semi-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Slovakia's Anastasiya Kuzmina reacts after crossing the finish line during the women's biathlon 7.5km sprint event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

Slovakia's Anastasiya Kuzmina reacts after crossing the finish line during the women's biathlon 7.5km sprint event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Slovakia's Anastasiya Kuzmina reacts after crossing the finish line during the women's biathlon 7.5km sprint event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>Bode Miller of the U.S. squats after his men's alpine skiing downhill race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach</p>

Bode Miller of the U.S. squats after his men's alpine skiing downhill race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Bode Miller of the U.S. squats after his men's alpine skiing downhill race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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<p>New Zealand's Rebecca Torr sticks out her tongue at the finish line during the women's snowboard slopestyle semi-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake</p>

New Zealand's Rebecca Torr sticks out her tongue at the finish line during the women's snowboard slopestyle semi-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

New Zealand's Rebecca Torr sticks out her tongue at the finish line during the women's snowboard slopestyle semi-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Kim Bo-reum of South Korea competes in the women's 3000 meters speed skating race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica</p>

Kim Bo-reum of South Korea competes in the women's 3000 meters speed skating race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Kim Bo-reum of South Korea competes in the women's 3000 meters speed skating race during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

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<p>A woman posing for her friends does the splits in front of the Olympic Cauldron and flame during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov</p>

A woman posing for her friends does the splits in front of the Olympic Cauldron and flame during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A woman posing for her friends does the splits in front of the Olympic Cauldron and flame during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

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<p>Switzerland's Dario Cologna celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men's cross-country skiathlon event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

Switzerland's Dario Cologna celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men's cross-country skiathlon event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Switzerland's Dario Cologna celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men's cross-country skiathlon event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>Ty Walker of the U.S.performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle semi-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez</p>

Ty Walker of the U.S.performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle semi-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Ty Walker of the U.S.performs a jump during the women's snowboard slopestyle semi-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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