Sochi kicks off with big wins

Associated Press
Photos of the day - February 8, 2014
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Sven Kramer, of the Netherlands, competes in the men's 5,000-meter speed skating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Kramer set a new Olympic record. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The first day of medal competition at the Sochi Winter Olympics kicked off with some record-breaking wins. Sven Kramer of the Netherlands led a clean sweep by the Dutch in the men's 5,000-meter speed skating. In slopestyle's Olympic debut, U.S. snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg won the first gold medal of the games.

Here's a look at the first day of medal competition in Sochi.

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