Winter Olympics, Day 2
Published 9 February 2014
The main events of each day at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Day 2, February 9, the busiest day with eight finals.
Skip Thomas Ulsrud of Norway practices ahead of the curling tournament at the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi.
Winner Jamie Anderson of the United States jumps during the women's snowboard slopestyle finals event in Rosa Khutor.
Sweden's goalie Valentina Wallner (bottom) celebrates with teammates Linnea Backman and Anna Borgqvist (top) next to Japan's Chiho Osawa (left), after winning their women's preliminary-round hockey game.
Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal competes during the men's alpine skiing downhill at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center.
Austria's Matthias Mayer, who won the gold medal, almost skis into a television cameraman during the men's alpine skiing downhill race.
The runners pack during the men's 15km + 15km skiathlon competition in the Laura Cross Country Center
Aleksandr Legkov (from left) and Maksim Vylegzhanin of Russia compete in the skiathlon event in men’s cross-country skiing at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
Dario Cologna of Switzerland in action during the men's 15km + 15km skiathlon competition in the Laura Cross Country Center. Cologna won the gold medal.
A volunteer transports Switzerland's women ice-hockey team goalkeeper Florence Schelling to a practice session.
Spectators sit in the stands ahead of the women's ice hockey game between Russia and Germany.
Irene Wust of the Netherlands skates during the women's 3,000-meters speed-skating race at the Adler Arena.
Russia's Olga Graf races in the women’s 3000-meter in speed skating.
Silver medallist Martina Sablikova (right) of the Czech Republic celebrates with her coach Petr Novak after the women's 3000-meter speed-skating event in Adler Arena.
A woman dressed in traditional clothing jumps rope near the Laura cross-country and biathlon center in Rosa Khutor.
Kazakhstan's Zhibek Arapbayeva at an aerials practice
Aleksei Grishin during training in the women’s aerials
Olga Vilukhina of Russia competes in the women's biathlon 7.5-kilometer sprint competition at the Laura Cross Biathlon Center. Vilukhina won gold.
Ukraine's Vita Semerenko competes in the women's biathlon 7.5-kilometer sprint at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center. Semerenko won bronze.
Yevgeny Plushenko of Russia performs his free skating program during the men’s team figure-skating competition. Russia won its first gold in team figure skating.
Yulia Lipnitskaya (left) of Russia with her coach Eteri Tutberidze before performing her free skating program during the women’s team figure-skating competition.
Fans watch the first round of the men’s normal hill individual ski-jumping finals.