Winter Wonders: 16 great images from Sochi Games

Updated: Mar 11, 2014, 12:41
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    A Russian band plays in front of the Olympic rings at the seaside cluster (AFP)
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    OMG Moment: Annalisa Drew of the United States crashes in the Freestyle Skiing Ladies' Ski Halfpipe Finals on day thirteen (Getty Images)
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    Canada's goalkeeper Carey Price deflects the puck during the Men's ice hockey final Sweden vs Canada (AFP)
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    Gold medalist Russia's Alexander Legkov lies in the snow after crossing the finish line in the Men's Cross-Country Skiing 50km Mass Start Free (AFP)
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    Amazing for the sky: Sina Candrian of Switzerland competes in the Women's Slopestyle Qualification (Getty Images)
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  • Winter Wonders: 16 great images from Sochi Games
    Train game in the sky: Dale Begg-Smith of Australia practices during the Men's and Ladies Moguls official training session (Getty Images)
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    Go Figure: Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov of Russia skates during the Figure Skating Exhibition Gala (Getty Images)
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    Italy's Carolina Kostner performs at the Figure Skating Exhibition Gala (AFP)
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    Gracie Gold of the United States competes in the Team Ladies Free Skating (Getty Images)
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    Austria's Marcel Hirscher competes during the Men's Alpine Skiing Slalom (AFP)
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    We Luge It: Czech Republic-1 four-man bobsleigh, pilot Jan Vrba, pushman Dominik Suchy, pushman Dominik Dvorak and brakeman Michal Vacek compete in the Bobsleigh Four-man Heat 2 (AFP)
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    Butt, It Wasn’t Me: Sweden's Henrik Harlaut competes in the Men's Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle finals (AFP)
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  • The Closing ceremony...
    Fireworks explode around the Fisht Olympic Stadium at the end of the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics (AFP)
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    Ballet dancers perform at the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics (AFP)
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    A performer takes part in the Closing Ceremony (AFP)
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    In the end… the rings of glory: Performers make the shape of the Olympic Rings during the Closing Ceremony (AFP)
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As the curtains came down on the games in Russia yesterday, MiD DAY brings you some memorable images of the 16-day long sporting extravaganza.

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