Sochi Olympics 2014: Big Surprises from the Winter Games

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Sochi Olympics 2014: Big Surprises from the Winter Games
Darron Cummings/Associated Press

They are the hidden gems of the Olympics, the people and events you can't possibly predict.

Before Sochi, who knew the name Adelina Sotnikova?

Who would have thought that Andrew Weibrecht, who has yet to stand on a World Cup podium, would win an Olympic medal just as he did four years ago?

Who knew that figure skating's team event would be a hit, and that Finland's men's hockey team would win a medal and the U.S. team would not?

Read on for more surprises.

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