Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 1 Medal Results

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Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 1 Medal Results
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Max Parrot is a favorite to medal in men's slopestyle.

Day 1 of the 2014 Winter Olympics gave plenty of joy to those in Norway and the Netherlands.

Norway won two gold medals by way of Marit Bjoergen in cross-country skiing and Ole Einar Bjoerndalen in biathlon. 

The Netherlands earned three medals in one event, the men's 5,000-meter speedskating, a charge that was led by Sven Kramer, who won the gold in Vancouver in 2010 as well.

Another defending gold medalist who was not so lucky was Hannah Kearney of the United States, who could only manage a bronze in the women's moguls.

The United States did earn one gold medal as Sage Kotsenburg won the men's snowboarding slopestyle early in the day. 

Continue reading for complete recaps and results from all five medal events on Saturday. 

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