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SOCHI, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Following is the Feb. 11 medal competition schedule for the Sochi Olympic Games (8 gold medals, local time):

13:00-15:05: Freestyle skiing - women's slopestyle final (Extreme Park - Rosa Khutor)

16:00-17:50: Nordic skiing - men's and women's freestyle sprint finals

16:45-20:00: Speed skating - women's 500m (Adler Arena)

18:30-21:45: Luge - women's round 3 and 4 (Sanki sliding center)

19:00-20:20: Biathlon - women's 10km pursuit (Laura)

21:30-22:35: Snowboard - men's half-pipe final (Extreme Park)

21:30-23:05 - Ski jump - women's normal hill final (RusSki Gorki ski jump park)

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