With only three days to go, let's have a look at the current medal tally in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and find out which participating nations reign the big sporting event.
Here's the top 20 countries in the list of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics medal tally as of Feb. 20
Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Medal Tally as of Feb. 20
Norway leads the medal tally with nine gold, four silver, and 7 bronze medals. Norway is the most successful country in the history of Winter Olympics. Along with Austria and Liechstenstein, Norway has won more medals at the Winter Olympics than at the Summer Olympics. Just for cross-country skiing and speed skating events, Norway has won 303 medals, 107 of which were gold, more than any other countries.
medallist Norway's Joergen Graabak (C), silver medallist Norway's Magnus Hovdal Moan (L) and bronze medallist Germany
's Fabian Riessle celebrate during the victory celebration for the Nordic Combined individual Gundersen 10 km event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Sochi February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
The German athletes are just one gold medal behind Norway. Up to date, Germany has won 190 medals in all Winter Olympic Games, 70 of which were all gold.
medallists Germany's Andreas Wank, Marinus Kraus, Andreas Wellinger and Severin Freund (R-L) celebrate during the victory ceremony for the men's team ski jumping final at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
In terms of medal count, the U.S. takes the lead with a total of 23 medals. They have won the most number of medals in the freestyle skiing event with a total of six medals.
n President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with athletes from the United States while visiting the Coastal Cluster Olympic Village ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Athletes Village in Sochi February 5, 2014. Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games from February 7 to February 23. REUTERS/Pascal Le Segretain/Pool
The host nation, Russia, is just behind the U.S. with 22 medals altogether. Russia made its debut at the Winter Olympics in1994 where they bettered and outdone other nations, topping the medal tally with 23 medals, 11 gold, eight silver and four bronze medals.
Gold medallist Russia's Vic Wild (C), silver medallist Switzerland's Nevin Galmarini (R) and bronze medallist Slovenia's Zan Kosir celebrate during the victory celebration for the men's snowboard parallel giant slalom event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Sochi February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
All athletes who compete at the Olympics give their best to bring home victory and pride to their respective countries. They are truly sport heroes. Their remarkable sporting talents and determination are just amazing. There are still three more days to go in the Winter Olympics, and we'll sound find out which nation will be victorious in the end.
For the complete list of the current medal tally, visit the official Web site of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
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