Photo recap: 17 days of the Sochi Olympics

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A day-by-day look back at some of the highlights of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Sochi opening ceremony

Fireworks are seen over the Olympic Park during the opening ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 7, 2014. (REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk)

Athletes watch the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Participants march by as one of tne of the Olympic Rings fails to completely illuminate during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Participants march by as one of the Olympic Rings fails to completely illuminate during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT)

Athletes from the United States wave to spectators as they arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Sochi opening ceremony

Irina Rodnina and Vladislav Tretiak light the Olympic cauldron during the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 7, 2014. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Sochi opening ceremony

Fireworks explode after the Olympic Cauldron is been lit during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 7, 2014. (REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov)

Snowboard - Winter Olympics Day 1

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Sage Kotsenburg of the United States competes in the Snowboard Men's Slopestyle Final during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Sage Kotsenburg

Gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg of the United States celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Snowboard Men's Slopestyle during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Meryl Davis and Charlie White

USA's Meryl Davis and Charlie White perform during the team pairs ice dance short dance program at the Iceberg Skating Palace at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, Feb, 8, 2014. (Harry E. Walker/MCT)

Flame rises from the Olympic Cauldron at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Snowboard - Winter Olympics Day 2

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 09: Jamie Anderson of the United States competes in the Women's Snowboard Slopestyle Finals during day two of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Ashley Wagner

Ashley Wagner of the United States reacts to her score after competing in the Figure Skating Team Ladies Short Program during day one of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Darren Cummings/Pool/Getty Images)

Cross-Country Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 2

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 09: Jiri Magal (2R) of the Czech Republic and Petr Novak (R) of the Czech Republic compete in the Men's Skiathlon 15 km Classic + 15 km Free during day two of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Figure Skating - Winter Olympics Day 2

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 09: Gracie Gold of the United States waits for her score in the Team Ladies Free Skating during day one of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace onon February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Medal ceremony for the figure skating team ice dance free dance at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Yulia Lipnitskaya (L) and Evgeny Plyushchenko of the gold medal-winning Russian figure skating team pose for a photo during the medal ceremony for the figure skating team ice dance free dance at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics February 10, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT FIGURE SKATING)

Julia Mancuso of the U.S. reacts in the finish area after competing in the slalom run of the women's alpine skiing super combined event during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Julia Mancuso of the U.S. reacts in the finish area after competing in the slalom run of the women's alpine skiing super combined event during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at th Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING)

Alpine Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 3

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 10: Anna Fenninger of Austria in action during the Alpine Skiing Women's Super Combined Downhill on day 3 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 10, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Vogt soars through the air during her trial jump in the women's ski jumping individual normal hill event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games

Germany's Carina Vogt soars through the air during her trial jump in the women's ski jumping individual normal hill event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Jumping Centre, in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING)

Gus Kenworthy

"Oh my glob, look who I just found! :) #sochistrays" - @guskenworthy/Twitter

Germany's Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy compete during the Figure Skating Pairs Short Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Germany's Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy compete during the Figure Skating Pairs Short Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT FIGURE SKATING)

Luge - Winter Olympics Day 4

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 11: Erin Hamlin of the United States in action during the Women's Luge Singles on Day 4 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

White of the U.S. reacts after the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, in Rosa Khutor

Shaun White of the U.S. reacts after the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, in Rosa Khutor February 11, 2014. American snowboarder Shaun White, one of biggest draws at the Winter Olympics and favourite to win his third straight halfpipe title, bowed out without a medal on Tuesday in the biggest upset of the Games so far. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 01 OF 24 FOR PACKAGE 'SOCHI - EDITOR'S CHOICE' TO FIND ALL IMAGES SEARCH 'EDITOR'S CHOICE - 11 FEBRUARY 2014'

Wild curling pants of Sochi

Thomas Ulsrud of Norway slides with the stone during Curling Men's Round Robin match between Norway and Germany during day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Ice Cube Curling Center on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

United States' Kaitlyn Farrington competes to win the gold medal in the women's snowboard halfpipe at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Slovenia's Tina Maze kisses the ground after winning the women's alpine skiing downhill race at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Slovenia's Tina Maze kisses the ground after winning the women's alpine skiing downhill race at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Jeremy Abbott of the United States falls as he competes in the men's short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Russia's Evgeny Plyushchenko withdraws during the Figure Skating Men's Short Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Russia's Evgeny Plyushchenko withdraws during the Figure Skating Men's Short Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT FIGURE SKATING)

Harlaut performs a jump during the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games

Sweden's Henrik Harlaut performs a jump during the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

U.S. finalists second placed Kenworthy, winner Christensen and third placed Goepper celebrate on podium after the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

U.S. finalists second placed Gus Kenworthy, winner Joss Christensen and third placed Nicholas Goepper (L-R) celebrate on podium after the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING)

From left, Lee Ho-suk of South Korea, Park Se Yeong of South Korea, Eduardo Alvarez of the United States, and J.R. Celski of the United States struggle to keep their balance as they compete in a men's 5000m short track speedskating relay semifinal at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Noelle Pikus-Pace of the U.S. jumps as she celebrates with coach Tuffy Latour the second place in the women's skeleton event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Noelle Pikus-Pace of the U.S. jumps as she celebrates with coach Tuffy Latour the second place in the women's skeleton event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, at the Sanki Sliding Center in Rosa Khutor February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SKELETON TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 15 OF 22 FOR PACKAGE 'SOCHI - EDITOR'S CHOICE' TO FIND ALL SEARCH 'EDITOR'S CHOICE - 14 FEBRUARY 2014'

Russia defenseman Yevgeni Medvedev and USA forward Ryan Callahan shove each other in the first period of a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Team USA's Oshie reacts after scoring the game-winning shootout goal against Russia's goalie Bobrovski during their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Team USA's T.J. Oshie (R) reacts after scoring the game-winning shootout goal against Russia's goalie Sergei Bobrovski during their men's preliminary round ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 15, 2014. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

First placed Samkova of the Czech Republic celebrates on podium after the women's snowboard cross finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

First placed Eva Samkova of the Czech Republic celebrates on podium after the women's snowboard cross finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 16, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Alpine Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 9

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 16: Bode Miller of the United States reacts during the Alpine Skiing Men's Super-G on day 9 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Medal Ceremony - Winter Olympics Day 9

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 16: Joint bronze medalist Bode Miller of the United States celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Super-G Alpine Skiing on day 9 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

The team from Jamaica JAM-1, piloted by Winston Watts and brakeman Marvin Dixon, take a turn during the men's two-man bobsled competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Biathlon - Winter Olympics Day 9

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 16: A competitor checks the visibilty through his rifle sights before the competion was postponed due to fog before the Men's 15 km Mass Start during day nine of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Angry Russian curlers

Ekaterina Galkina, Anna Sidorova and Alexandra Saitova of Russia's curling team. (Getty Images)

Figure Skating - Winter Olympics Day 10

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: (L-R) Silver medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada, gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States, and bronze medalists Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov of Russia celebrate during the flower ceremony for the Figure Skating Ice Dance on Day 10 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)