Olympic crush: Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion

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Darya Domracheva is so light-footed on her skis, her rivals have started comparing her with a dancer.

Without losing rhythm, the Belarussian eased to her third victory at the Sochi Games by winning the 12.5-kilometer mass start race on Monday, completing an unprecedented haul of three gold medals in women's biathlon at one Olympics.
— Associated Press

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 18: Gold medalist Darya Domracheva of Belarus celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 12.5 km Mass Start on day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Medal Ceremony - Winter Olympics Day 11
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 18: Gold medalist Darya Domracheva of Belarus celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 12.5 km Mass Start on day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: Darya Domracheva of Belarus competes in the Women's 12.5 km Mass Start during day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Biathlon - Winter Olympics Day 10
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: Darya Domracheva of Belarus competes in the Women's 12.5 km Mass Start during day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: Darya Domracheva of Belarus competes in the Women's 12.5 km Mass Start during day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Biathlon - Winter Olympics Day 10
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: Darya Domracheva of Belarus competes in the Women's 12.5 km Mass Start during day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Darya Domracheva, Belarussian biathlon champion (Facebook)
Winner Darya Domracheva of Belarus celebrates during a flower ceremony for the women's biathlon 12.5km mass start event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT BIATHLON OLYMPICS)
Winner Domracheva of Belarus celebrates during a flower ceremony for the women's biathlon 12.5km mass start event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor
Winner Darya Domracheva of Belarus celebrates during a flower ceremony for the women's biathlon 12.5km mass start event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT BIATHLON OLYMPICS)
Darya Domracheva (R) of Belarus shoots next to Czech Republic's Gabriela Soukalova during the women's biathlon 12.5km mass start event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT BIATHLON OLYMPICS)
Domracheva of Belarus shoots next to Czech Republic's Soukalova during the women's biathlon 12.5km mass start event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor
Darya Domracheva (R) of Belarus shoots next to Czech Republic's Gabriela Soukalova during the women's biathlon 12.5km mass start event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT BIATHLON OLYMPICS)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 18: Gold medalist Darya Domracheva of Belarus celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 12.5 km Mass Start on day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Medal Ceremony - Winter Olympics Day 11
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 18: Gold medalist Darya Domracheva of Belarus celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 12.5 km Mass Start on day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 11: Gold medalist Darya Domracheva of Belarus celebrates during the flower ceremony for the Women's 10 km Pursuit during day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Biathlon - Winter Olympics Day 4
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 11: Gold medalist Darya Domracheva of Belarus celebrates during the flower ceremony for the Women's 10 km Pursuit during day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Belarus' Darya Domracheva celebrates before the flower ceremony for the women's biathlon 15km individual event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 14, 2014. Domracheva finished first ahead of Switzerland's Selina Gasparin and compatriot Nadezhda Skardino. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT BIATHLON)
Belarus' Domracheva celebrates before flower ceremony for women's biathlon 15km individual event at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
Belarus' Darya Domracheva celebrates before the flower ceremony for the women's biathlon 15km individual event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 14, 2014. Domracheva finished first ahead of Switzerland's Selina Gasparin and compatriot Nadezhda Skardino. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT BIATHLON)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: (FRANCE OUT) Darya Domracheva of Belarus wins gold medal during the Biathlon Women's 12.5km Mass Start at the Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Vianney Thibaut/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
Biathlon - Winter Olympics Day 10
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: (FRANCE OUT) Darya Domracheva of Belarus wins gold medal during the Biathlon Women's 12.5km Mass Start at the Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Vianney Thibaut/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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