Accessibility links

Winter Olympics, Day 7

The main events of the day in photos from the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Day 7, February 14. Soaring temperatures wreak havoc, the women's 15-kilometer biathlon is twice as nice for Belarus, the Swiss take cross-country and super-combined gold, along with the women's skeleton, women's freestyle skiing, and men's free skating.

Bosnia's Igor Laikert competes in the downhill portion of the men's alpine skiing super combined. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
1

Bosnia's Igor Laikert competes in the downhill portion of the men's alpine skiing super combined. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

Silver medalist Ivica Kostelic of Croatia competes in the slalom run of the men's alpine skiing super combined event. (Reuters/Dominic Ebenbichler)
2

Silver medalist Ivica Kostelic of Croatia competes in the slalom run of the men's alpine skiing super combined event. (Reuters/Dominic Ebenbichler)

Bronze medalist Italy's Christof Innerhofer somersaults onto the podium as Swiss winner Sandro Viletta (center) and silver madalist Ivica Kostelic of Croatia laugh after the men's alpine skiing super combined event. (Reuters/Stefano Rellandini)
3

Bronze medalist Italy's Christof Innerhofer somersaults onto the podium as Swiss winner Sandro Viletta (center) and silver madalist Ivica Kostelic of Croatia laugh after the men's alpine skiing super combined event. (Reuters/Stefano Rellandini)

Russia's Aleksandra Orlova gets air in the women's freestyle aerials qualifying round. (EPA/Sergey Ilnitsky)
4

Russia's Aleksandra Orlova gets air in the women's freestyle aerials qualifying round. (EPA/Sergey Ilnitsky)

With temperatures climbing as high as the medal counts, Norway's Chris Andre Jespersen competes in improvised shorts and short sleeves during the men's 15-kilometer classic cross-country event. (EPA/Kay Nietfeld)
5

With temperatures climbing as high as the medal counts, Norway's Chris Andre Jespersen competes in improvised shorts and short sleeves during the men's 15-kilometer classic cross-country event. (EPA/Kay Nietfeld)

Switzerland's gold medalist Dario Cologna (35) crosses the finish line in the men's 15-kilometer cross-country skiing classic. It was Cologna's second cross-country skiing gold, after a victory in the skiathlon on February 9. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)
7

Switzerland's gold medalist Dario Cologna (35) crosses the finish line in the men's 15-kilometer cross-country skiing classic. It was Cologna's second cross-country skiing gold, after a victory in the skiathlon on February 9. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)

Silver medalist Nadezhda Skardino of Belarus skis during the women's 15-kilometer biathlon. (Reuters/Stefan Wermuth)
9

Silver medalist Nadezhda Skardino of Belarus skis during the women's 15-kilometer biathlon. (Reuters/Stefan Wermuth)

Gold medalist for Belarus Darya Domracheva reacts after crossing the finish line in the women's 15-kilometer biathlon individual event. (Reuters/Stefan Wermuth)
11

Gold medalist for Belarus Darya Domracheva reacts after crossing the finish line in the women's 15-kilometer biathlon individual event. (Reuters/Stefan Wermuth)

Police snipers patrol Olympic Park in Sochi. (EPA/Barbara Walton)
12

Police snipers patrol Olympic Park in Sochi. (EPA/Barbara Walton)

American Ashley Caldwell in action during the ladies' aerials qualification. (EPA/Jens Buettner)
14

American Ashley Caldwell in action during the ladies' aerials qualification. (EPA/Jens Buettner)

Sweden's Carl Hagelin (left) fights for the puck against Switzerland's Severin Blindenbacher during the men's preliminary-round Group C match. (EPA/Anatoly Maltsev)
15

Sweden's Carl Hagelin (left) fights for the puck against Switzerland's Severin Blindenbacher during the men's preliminary-round Group C match. (EPA/Anatoly Maltsev)

Russia's Elena Nikitina finishes a run in the women's skeleton event, in which she eventually won bronze. (Reuters/Murad Sezer)
16

Russia's Elena Nikitina finishes a run in the women's skeleton event, in which she eventually won bronze. (Reuters/Murad Sezer)

Uzbekistan's Misha Ge performs during the men's free skating event. (EPA/Barbara Walton)
17

Uzbekistan's Misha Ge performs during the men's free skating event. (EPA/Barbara Walton)

XS
SM
MD
LG