Sochi 2014 medal count: Belarus wins Monday with two gold medals

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The United States and Russia are tied at the top with 18 medals.

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Belarus continues its assault on the gold medal list, while the United States and Russia each brought in multiple medals during a busy Monday in Sochi.

Russia and the US are tied with 18 medals at the top, but the host country holds the tiebreaker with three more silver medals. In third place is the Netherlands, with 17, with Norway and Canada right behind them at 15.

In the women's 12.5 km Mass Start, Belarusian Darya Domracheva won her Olympic-leading third goal medal, with the Czech Republic's Gabriela Soukalova and Norway's Tiril Eckhoff distantly behind for the silver and bronze, respectively.

The two-man bobsleigh saw Russia bring him the gold, as the team of Alexey Voevoda and Alexander Zubkov beat out Switzerland (silver) and the United States (bronze) by less than two-tenths of a second.

The United States brought home the gold in Ice Dance, as the duo of Meryl Davis and Charlie White edged out Canada's Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue late in the competition. Moire and Virtue brought home the silver, while Russia's Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov were awarded the bronze.

In freestyle skiing, Belarus won another gold, as Anton Kushnir won the men's aerials event, with Australia's David Morris winning the silver and China's Zongyag Jia bringing home the bronze.

In men's team ski jumping, Germany edged out Austria to take home the gold, with Japan coming in third for the bronze.

The medal count from Monday alone:

Country G S B
Belarus 2 0 0
United States 1 0 1
Russia 1 0 1
Germany 1 0 0
Czech Republic 0 1 0
Switzerland 0 1 0
Canada 0 1 0
Australia 0 1 0
Austria 0 1 0
Norway 0 0 1
China 0 0 1
Japan 0 0 1

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