AP PHOTOS: Sochi kicks off with big wins

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 8, 2014 - 11:35 AM

The first day of medal competition at the Sochi Winter Olympics kicked off with some record-breaking wins. Sven Kramer of the Netherlands led a clean sweep by the Dutch in the men's 5,000-meter speed skating. In slopestyle's Olympic debut, U.S. snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg won the first gold medal of the games.

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