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Lydia Lassila celebrates after her third place in the Freestyle Skiing Aerials on Day 7 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

FREESTYLE SKIING- AERIALS: Day 7 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has been a big day, with Australia winning its second medal at the Games. 31-year-old Lydia Lassila claimed bronze in the Freestyle Skiing Aerials event, adding to her gold medal from Vancouver in 2010. This is how Australia celebrated her win.

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 14: Michelle Steele competes a run during the Women's Skeleton on Day 7 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki.

It was a night of consistency for Australia’s two women Skeleton competitors, Michelle Steele and Lucy Chaffer, in their last two runs at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday.

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the Figure Skating Men's Free Skating on day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

FIGURE SKATING: Yuzuru Hanyu became the first Japanese man to win an Olympic figure skating gold in Sochi on Friday, as the teenager also claimed Japan's first title of the 2014 Winter Games.

Lucy Glanville of Australia looks on after competing in the Women's 15 km Individual during day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center.

Young Aussie Lucy Glanville has shown strong determination to finish the Women's 15km Individual Biathlon in her first Olympic Games.

John Farrow prepares to start a run during the Men's Skeleton heats on Day 7 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SKELETON: To the rest of the world, the sport of Skeleton looks about as relaxing as sleeping on a bed of nails, but you would be hard pushed to find a more relaxed and humbler athlete than Australia’s sole male representative in the sport in Sochi, John Farrow.

Torah Bright of Australia trains during a Ladie's Snowboard Cross practice during day eight of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

Torah Bright is thrilled to have the opportunity to race boardercross at these Olympics and Alex Pullin is feeling big G-forces at training.

FREESTYLE – AERIALS: Reigning Olympic Champion Lydia Lassila along with Danielle Scott and Laura Peel have done Australia proud, making it through to the finals on Friday night local time.

Sandro Viletta of Switzerland wins the gold medal during the Alpine Skiing Men's Super Combined at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games at Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre.

Swiss Sandro Viletta wins gold in the Men's Super Combined, the latest in a series of surprising results in Alpine Skiing in Sochi.

Phillip Bellingham of Australia competes in the Men's 15 km Classic during day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

CROSS COUNTRY: Australians Callum Watson and Phil Bellingham have finished the grueling 15km Cross Country Classic in 75th and 76th place respectively out of a field of 92.

Lydia Lassila of Australia celebrates receiving the gold medal during the medal ceremony for the ladies' aerials freestyle skiing on day 14 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at BC Place on February 25, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.

FREESTYLE SKIING - AERIALS: Visualise Australia's Olympic Aerial Skiing history over time.