Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics come to an end

By Alejandro Freixes, CCNN Head Writer

Sochi fireworks
A gorgeous fireworks display lit up the Fisht Olympic Stadium

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics came to a close on Sunday, as the Polar Bear mascot of the put out the Olympic Flame, fireworks blasted into the sky, and DJ Kto got the afterparty started.

As for the major games leading up to the event, Canada took the ice hockey gold 3-0 from Finland, Russian bobsleighers won their home country’s 13th gold medal (placing them at the top of the gold medals count), and Norway swept the cross-country ski event on Saturday.

So, who won the medals race by the end of the global event? Russia dominated with 33 total medals and 13 gold, while Norway came in second with 26 medals and 11 gold. Canada’s 25 medals and 10 gold came in third, while Team USA nabbed 28 total medals and 9 gold.

Images courtesy of Sochi 2014.