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Some of Russia’s biggest names from these Olympics are marching the Russian flag into Fisht Stadium for the closing ceremony.

Among them: Yevgeny Plushenko, the beloved figure skater who pulled out because of injury just before competing; Victor Ahn, the Korean-born short track speedskater who emigrated to Russia; and Yulia Lipnitskaya, the 15-year-old figure skating star and one of the breakout stars of Sochi.

But perhaps the most notable name of all: Adelina Sotnikova, who captured the women’s figure skating gold in a stunner — some say a questionable stunner — over Yuna Kim of South Korea.