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Vladimir Putin attends final day of team figure skating

Figure Skating - Winter Olympics Day 2

competes in the Team Ladies Free Skating during day one of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace onon February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

Matthew Stockman

Russian president Vladimir Putin is attending today’s final day of the Olympic team figure skating competition, no doubt hoping that the host nation can lock up its first gold of the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Sochi Olympics Figure Skating

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Bernat Armangue

NBCOlympics.com’s Nick McCarvel also tweeted this photo of Putin, along with the rest of the crowd, cheering after Yulia Lipnitskaya’s performance in the ladies’ free skate program.

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