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Winter Olympics, Day 15

The selected events of the day in photos from the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Day 15, February 22: On the penultimate of the games, the bronze medal game for men's ice hockey was decided, Russia took two gold medals, and Norway's women skiers took all the medals in cross country mass start event.

Russia's Vic Wild competes during his gold medal run during the men's snowboard parallel slalom final. (Reuters/Mike Blake)
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Russia's Vic Wild competes during his gold medal run during the men's snowboard parallel slalom final. (Reuters/Mike Blake)

Austria's Julia Dujmovits (left), winner of the women's parallel slalom snowboard final, runs towards her compatriot Benjamin Karl, who finished third in the men's competition. (Reuters/Mike Blake)
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Austria's Julia Dujmovits (left), winner of the women's parallel slalom snowboard final, runs towards her compatriot Benjamin Karl, who finished third in the men's competition. (Reuters/Mike Blake)

Germany's Selina Joerg (right) and Germany's Anke Karstens compete in the women's snowboard parallel slalom. (AFP/Franck Fife)
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Germany's Selina Joerg (right) and Germany's Anke Karstens compete in the women's snowboard parallel slalom. (AFP/Franck Fife)

Silver medalist Anke Karstens (left) of Germany shares a laugh with bronze medal winner Amelie Kober of Germany during the flower ceremony for the women's snowboard parallel slalom. (epa/Jens Buettner)
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Silver medalist Anke Karstens (left) of Germany shares a laugh with bronze medal winner Amelie Kober of Germany during the flower ceremony for the women's snowboard parallel slalom. (epa/Jens Buettner)

Athletes ready to compete at the start of the women's cross-country skiing 30-kilometer mass start event. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)
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Athletes ready to compete at the start of the women's cross-country skiing 30-kilometer mass start event. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)

Norway's Marit Bjoergen (bottom), Kristin Stoermer Steira, and Therese Johaug (top) compete during the women's cross-country 30-kilometer mass start event. All three won medals. (Reuters/Carlos Barria)
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Norway's Marit Bjoergen (bottom), Kristin Stoermer Steira, and Therese Johaug (top) compete during the women's cross-country 30-kilometer mass start event. All three won medals. (Reuters/Carlos Barria)

Sweden's Andre Myhrer competes during the men's alpine skiing slalom. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)
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Sweden's Andre Myhrer competes during the men's alpine skiing slalom. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

Italy's Patrick Thaler crashes during the first run of the men's alpine skiing slalom event. (Reuters/Ruben Sprich)
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Italy's Patrick Thaler crashes during the first run of the men's alpine skiing slalom event. (Reuters/Ruben Sprich)

Austria's gold medal winner Mario Matt clears a gate during the first run of the men's alpine skiing slalom. (Reuters/Dominic Ebenbichler)
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Austria's gold medal winner Mario Matt clears a gate during the first run of the men's alpine skiing slalom. (Reuters/Dominic Ebenbichler)

Russia's bronze medalists (left to right) Olga Graf, Yuliya Skokova, and Yekaterina Lobysheva in action against Japan during the women's speed skating team pursuit final. (epa/Vincent Jannink)
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Russia's bronze medalists (left to right) Olga Graf, Yuliya Skokova, and Yekaterina Lobysheva in action against Japan during the women's speed skating team pursuit final. (epa/Vincent Jannink)

Natalia Czerwonka of Poland (left) and teammate Katarzyna Wozniak react after finishing second in their women's speed skating team pursuit final.
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Natalia Czerwonka of Poland (left) and teammate Katarzyna Wozniak react after finishing second in their women's speed skating team pursuit final.

The U.S. team goalie, Jonathan Quick, lets in a goal by Finland's Teemu Selanne during the first period of their men's ice hockey bronze medal game. (Reuters/Mark Blinch)
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The U.S. team goalie, Jonathan Quick, lets in a goal by Finland's Teemu Selanne during the first period of their men's ice hockey bronze medal game. (Reuters/Mark Blinch)

Pilot Steven Holcomb, Curtis Tomasevicz, Steven Langton, and Christopher Fogt of the United States speed down the track during the four-man bobsleigh event. (Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch)
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Pilot Steven Holcomb, Curtis Tomasevicz, Steven Langton, and Christopher Fogt of the United States speed down the track during the four-man bobsleigh event. (Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch)

Russia's Yulia Lipnitskaya performs during the figure skating gala exhibition. (Reuters/David Gray).
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Russia's Yulia Lipnitskaya performs during the figure skating gala exhibition. (Reuters/David Gray).

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