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Photos of the day - February 8, 2014

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)

POTD from 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics - February 8, 2014

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 are some of the best 2014 Sochi Olympic Games photos of the day for February 8, 2014.

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