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Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, 13 medals (1998 - present)
Bjoerndalen, a biathlete, came into Sochi with 11 medals to his name, hot on the heels of his countryman, Bjoern Daehlie, for the most Winter Games medals ever. Bjoerndalen won the 10km sprint on Day 1 in Sochi to tie Daehlie, then won his 13th medal in the debut of the mixed relay to give him the record. That also tied him for the most gold medals (8) with Daehlie, to go along with four silvers and one bronze.
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Bjoern Daehlie, 12 medals (1992-1998)
Daehlie, of Norway, is the most decorated Winter Olympian in history. The cross-country skier won eight gold medals and four silver medals.
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Marit Bjorgen, 10 medals (2002 - present)
Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjorgen won three gold medals in Sochi to give her six golds, three silvers and one bronze over four Olympic appearances.
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Raisa Smetanima, 10 medals (1976-1992)
Smetanima earned four gold medals, five silver medals and one bronze competing for the Soviet Union from 1976 to 1988. She earned her final medal, a relay gold, in 1992 under the flag of the Unified Team.
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Stefania Belmondo, 10 medals (1992-2002)
Italian cross-country skier Belmondo won two gold, three silver and five bronze medals.
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