Best of Sochi Olympics: Feb. 20

Updated: 02/20/2014 4:15 PM KSTP.com

Norway's Joergen Graabak, right, crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of silver medal winner Germany's Fabian Riessle, left, during the cross-country portion of the Nordic combined Gundersen large hill team competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Norway's Joergen Graabak, right, crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of silver medal winner Germany's Fabian Riessle, left, during the cross-country portion of the Nordic combined Gundersen large hill team competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Photo: AP Photo/Matthias Schrader

The United States continues to lead the way in medals earned at the Sochi Olympics in Sochi, Russia. As of Friday afternoon, Team USA had earned 8 gold, 6 silver, and 11 bronze medals. The Olympics run through Feb. 23.

Check out some of the best photos from around the Olympics captured by Associated Press photographers on Thursday.