SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Russia's Alex Legvold has sealed the Sochi Games with a kiss.

The winner of the men's 50-kilometer cross-country race on Sunday received his gold medal during the closing ceremony. Associated Press photographer Charlie Riedel captures the moment when Legvold kisses his medal. Russia won more medals than any other country during the games.


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