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First U.S. athletes arrive in Sochi for Olympics

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SOCHI, RUSSIA (NBC) - The first group of athletes from the United States arrive in Sochi Thursday, one week ahead of the opening ceremony.

Earlier this week the U.S. Olympic Committee announced it was sending the all-time largest delegation of any nation in the winter games history, 230 members across 15 disciplines.

There will be 105 women and 125 men including 106 returning Olympians.

The U.S. won 37 medals in 2010 and nine were gold.
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