The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are over with Russia finishing on top of the gold and overall medal count, while Norway’s dominance in the cross country and Nordic skiing events brought them to second place on the gold meter.

Canada finished third with a huge team-performance from their Ice Hockey and Curling teams (women and men). The United States had to settle four fourth (second overall) in golds, while the Netherlands finish in the top 5 thanks to their domination of the speed skating events.

Number 8 – Belarus

Darya Domracheva e1393231580570 Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics

Belarus won five gold medals and six in total. Their big star without a doubt was Darya Domracheva, winning three golds in the Biathlon: Women’s pursuit, Women’s individual and Women’s mass start. Alla Tsuper and Anton Kushinr added gold in the women’s and men’s freestyle skiing.

Number 7 – Switzerland

Dario Cologna Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics

The Swiss finished with 11 medals: six gold, 3 silver and two bronze. Dario Cologna won two gold medals in the Men’s 30 kilometre skiathlon and the Men’s 15 kilometre classical. Other gold medalists were Iouri Podladtchikov (Men’s halfpipe), Dominique Gisin (Women’s downhill), Sandro Viletta (men’s combined) and Patrizia Kummer (Women’s parallel giant slalom).

Number 6 – Germany

Natalie Geisenberger e1393231885211 Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics

Germany finished with 8 gold medals and 19 in total, adding six of silver and five of bronze. Their most dominant field was the Luge with four gold medals: Natalie Geisenberger won in the women’s singles and the mixed team relay along with Felix Loch, Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt. Loch won in the Men’s singles, while Arlt and Wendl also won in the men’s doubles. Maria Höfl-Riesch won the gold in the Alpine Skiing women’s combined, Eric Frenzel in the Nordic combined and Carina Vogt won in the ski jumping at the Women’s normal hill individual.

Number 5 – Netherlands

Dutch Speed Skating Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics

For the Netherlands, this was about Speed Skating complete dominance, winning 23 out of their 24 total medals at speed skating events, including 8 of gold. They had four different Gold-Silver-Bronze sweeps, and two more competitions with two Dutchmen or women on the podium.

Number 4 – United States

Mikaela Shiffrin e1393232310368 Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics

The United States finished with nine gold medals and 28 in total (Second in the Olympics). The young Mikaela Shiffrin won their final goal in the Women’s Slalom, capping off a haul brought by Maddie Bowman (Women’s Halfpipe), Ted Ligety (Men’s Giant Slalom), David Wise (Men’s Halfpipe), Meryl Davis & Charlie White (Ice Dancing), Joss Christenses (Men’s Slopestyle, in which they swept the G-S-B), Kaitlyn Farrington (Women’s Snowbard halfpipe), Jamie Anderson (Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle) and Sage Kotsenburg (Snowboard Men’s Slopetyle).

Number 3 – Canada

Canada Ice Hockey Gold e1393232568511 Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics

Canada swept the biggest team events in Sochi: They beat Sweden 3-0 in the Ice Hockey Men’s Final, the United States in Overtime 3-2 in the Women’s final. They also doubled up in Curling, with the Women beating Sweden 6-3 in the final and the Men beating Great Britain 9-3 in the final.

Number 2 – Norway

Marit Bjoergen e1393232754720 Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics

Norway finished with 11 gold medals and 26 in total, with Marit Bjoergen finishing as the big star, winning 3 gold medals in Cross Country Skiing: Women’s 15 km skiathlon, Women’s team sprint and Women’s 30 kilometre freestyle. Jørgen Graabak also picked up two gold medals in the Nordic combined: Individual large hill/10 km and Team large hill/4 × 5 km.

Number 1 – Russia

Viktor Ahn Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics

Russia disappointed in Ice Hockey, not winning a single medal, but finished on top of the gold and overall medal count with 13 & 33. Viktor Ahn was their big star with three golds to his name in the short track speed skating: Men’s 1000 metres, Men’s 500 metres and the Men’s 5000 metre relay. They also took team gold’s in Figure skating, Two-Man Bobsleigh, the Men’s relay in the Biathlon and the Four-man Bobsleigh.

Medal Table

Rank NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 22px Flag of Russia.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Russia (RUS)* 13 11 9 33
2 22px Flag of Norway.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Norway (NOR) 11 5 10 26
3 22px Flag of Canada.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Canada (CAN) 10 10 5 25
4 22px Flag of the United States.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics United States (USA) 9 7 12 28
5 22px Flag of the Netherlands.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Netherlands (NED) 8 7 9 24
6 22px Flag of Germany.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Germany (GER) 8 6 5 19
7 20px Flag of Switzerland.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Switzerland (SUI) 6 3 2 11
8 22px Flag of Belarus.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Belarus (BLR) 5 0 1 6
9 22px Flag of Austria.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Austria (AUT) 4 8 5 17
10 22px Flag of France.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics France (FRA) 4 4 7 15
11 22px Flag of Poland.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Poland (POL) 4 1 1 6
12 22px Flag of the People%27s Republic of China.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics China (CHN) 3 4 2 9
13 22px Flag of South Korea.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics South Korea (KOR) 3 3 2 8
14 22px Flag of Sweden.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Sweden (SWE) 2 7 6 15
15 22px Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Czech Republic (CZE) 2 4 2 8
16 22px Flag of Slovenia.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Slovenia (SLO) 2 2 4 8
17 22px Flag of Japan.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Japan (JPN) 1 4 3 8
18 22px Flag of Finland.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Finland (FIN) 1 3 1 5
19 22px Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Great Britain (GBR) 1 1 2 4
20 22px Flag of Ukraine.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Ukraine (UKR) 1 0 1 2
21 22px Flag of Slovakia.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Slovakia (SVK) 1 0 0 1
22 22px Flag of Italy.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Italy (ITA) 0 2 6 8
23 22px Flag of Latvia.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Latvia (LAT) 0 2 2 4
24 22px Flag of Australia.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Australia (AUS) 0 2 1 3
25 22px Flag of Croatia.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Croatia (CRO) 0 1 0 1
26 22px Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Final Medal Count of the 2014 Winter Olympics Kazakhstan (KAZ) 0 0 1 1
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