The most expensive Olympiad in history ended with the convincing rise of the Russian hosts. The comprehensive of the host athletes helped Russia to rise to the top of the table after 20 years, thereby ending the success cycle of the German delegation with the first 3 times after the last 6 Olympics.
The last time the Russian team won the top of the table was 20 years ago, at the Olympic Lillehammer 1994, Norway. At that Olympics, Russia also surpassed Norway but only more than 1 gold medal.
Back on the last day of competition, the Russian delegation with 12 previous gold medals almost certainly won first place in the overall table when having the same number of gold medals with Norway but superior in the number of gold medals, while the last competition day was only awarded. 3 sets of medals.
As a result, the Russian team excelled in winning two gold medals on the final day of the competition in the 50km events of cross-country skiing and 4-person trough slide, thereby confirming the No. 1 position with 13 gold medals. In the most notable content of the conference was ice hockey, Canada defeated Sweden to successfully defend the gold medal in this competition.
The 23rd Olympic Games in the next 4 years will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. This is the 3rd Winter Olympics to be held in Asia after 2 times were held in Japan. At the Sochi Olympic, the UK sports team also repeated the feat of winning 4 medals they achieved exactly 90 years ago at the 1924 Olympic Chamonix held in France.
The 4th and 5th places belong to the US (9-7-12) and the Netherlands (8-7-9). Meanwhile, the German delegation after many days of leading ended in 6th place with 8 gold medals, 6 silver medals and 5 bronze medals. With this valuable gold medal, the Canadian delegation (the first conference) won the 3rd place with 10 gold medals, 10 gold medals and 5 bronze medals.