2014 Sochi Olympics Medal Count: Norway, Netherlands currently tied for first

Feb 7, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; United States flag bearer Todd Lodwick leads the U.S. Olympic team onto the stage during the opening ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Norway has added a gold medal and taken the lead.

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After sweeping the podium in the men’s speed skating 5000 meter on Saturday morning, the Netherlands are tied for first place in the medal count with Norway, who has also won a gold, bronze and silver medal so far in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Only five countries have brought home medals so far with just three events in the books, in what is a tight medal count race to kick off the games.

Along with the Netherlands and Norway, the United States, Sweden and Canada have each brought home one medal.

The lone United States medal at this time was won by freestyle snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg, who was able to pull off a stunning upset to top the podium, in the men’s snowboarding slopestyle final. The 20-year-old American beat out silver medalist Staale Sandbech of Norway and bronze medalist Mark McMorris of Canada.

Here is a current look at how the medal count stands:

Rank
Country
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
1Russia1311933
2United States971228
3Norway1151026
4Canada1010525
5Netherlands87924
6Germany86519
8Austria48517
7France44715
9Sweden27615
10Switzerland63211
11China3429
12Czech Republic2428
13Slovenia2248
14Japan1438
15Italy0268
16South Korea3227
17Belarus5016
18Poland4116
19Finland1315
20Great Britain1124
22Latvia0224
21 Australia0213
23Ukraine1012
24Slovakia1001
25Croatia0101
26Kazakhstan0011

Topics: 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi Olympics

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  • nvieira

    Ummm have you noticed your medal count table does not match your article? In your article you say Canada US and Sweden have brought home 1 medal each, and yet … Canada has 3, US has 2. Maybe, if you’re going to update the table on the fly, perhaps you should just include a link in your articles or don’t bother writing the article and just publish the table. It speaks for itself.

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