American freestyle skiers occupied the entire podium in a slopestyle event. Joss Christensen won the champion's title, his result being 95.80 points, Gus Kenworthy was the second at 93.60, and Nicholas Goepper (92.40) claimed bronze.
Justyna Kowalczyk claimed gold in 10 km classic style ski racing. Foot trauma did not prevent the Polish sportswoman from showing an excellent result (28 min. 17.08 sec.) The Swede Charlotte Kalla won the silver medal (+18.4), and Therese Johaug from Norway got bronze.
China's short track skater Jianrou Li won gold in 500m run. The athlete finished all alone because of her rivals' fall in the very beginning of the run. The skater's final time was 42,263 seconds. Italy's Adrianna Fontana was the runner-up and Korea's Sueng-Hi Park too the bronze.
French biathlete Martin Fourcade won gold three days ago in pursuit and again in the individual 20km sprint. Erik Lesser of Germany and Evgeniy Garanichev of Russia remained behind Fourcade.
Zhang Hong from China won 1000 m speed skating. Zhang, 25 years old, got ahead of two Holland sportswomen: Ireen Wurst who was the champion on the distance 3000 m on Sunday and a bronze medalist on 500 m Margot Boer.
Today the Russian national men's hockey team kicked off the Sochi Games. In the Bolshoy Ice Dome, the host team beat the Slovenian team with a score of 5-2. The Russians who scored the goals were Ovechkin, Malkin, Kovalchuk, Nichushkin Belov. The Slovenian team has two goals scored by Jeglič. Also on this day, the Finnish team beat the Austrian team – 8:4, USA defeated Slovakia 7-1, Canada beat Norway 3:1.