On the final day of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, three sets of medals will be contested in cross-country skiing, bobsleigh and ice hockey.
During the morning, skiers will compete for medals in the mass 50 km freestyle start at Laura. The main contenders for the honours are the Swedes, Norwegians and Russians. Vancouver 2010 Olympic champion Petter Northug is not losing hope of winning a medal in Sochi. World champion Swede Johan Olsson, the leader of the Norwegian season Martin Johnsrud Sundby and twice champion of the Sochi Olympics Swiss Dario Cologna should not be forgotten in the challenge for medals. The hope of Russian fans lies with with silver medalists of the Olympics in Russia Alexander Legkov and Maxim Vylegzhanin.
Russians Alexandr Zubkov, Alexey Negodaylo, Dmitry Trunenkov and Alexey Voevod are leading in the four-men bobsleigh competitions with a track record and are going for gold. Oskars Melbardis' team from Latvia are currently in second place, a mere 0.04 seconds behind the Russian team, and Maximilian Arndt's German team is third (+0.16), followed by American Steven Holcomb's team in fourth (+0.17).
The competitions will end the final of one of the most popular events at the Olympic Winter Games - the men's hockey final. The match for the title of Olympic champion will be between Vancouver 2010 winners from Canada and the Sweden.