Tuesday 26 July 2016

Fashion crimes at Sochi

Published 14/02/2014 | 15:47

Return to the 80s: Bronze medalists Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Figure Skating Pairs Free Skating on day six of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images
Return to the 80s: Bronze medalists Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy of Germany celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Figure Skating Pairs Free Skating on day six of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images
Hats off to them: Left to right, silver medalist Tatjana Huefner of Germany, gold medalist Natalie Geisenberger of Germany and bronze medalist Erin Hamlin of the United States celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for Women's Luge Singles on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Tobias Wendl, left, and Tobias Arlt of Germany celebrate during the flower ceremony after winning the gold medal during the Men's Luge Doubles on Day 5. Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Funky suits: All the coloured of the rainbow. Forerunners inspect the course before the Cross Country Men's 15km Classic on day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Oympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center. Photo: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Pyjama-style: Krystof Kryzl of the Czech Republic competes during the Alpine Skiing Men's Super Combined Downhill on day 7 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Just a touch of tangerine: Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway competes during the Alpine Skiing Men's Super Combined Downhill on day 7 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
Flame thrower: Brian Joubert of France competes during the Men's Figure Skating Short Program on day 6 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 13, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty Images
Luscious lilac: Alexei Bychenko of Israel waits for his score after competing during the Men's Figure Skating Short Program on day 6 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 13, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Orange alert: Misha Ge of Uzbekistan competes during the Men's Figure Skating Short Program on day 6 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 13 in Sochi, Russia. Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Crayon style: Lukas Broz and Antonin Broz of the Czech Republic finish a run during the Luge Relay on Day 6 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 13. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Green and keen: Paul Bonifacio Parkinson of Italy competes during the Men's Figure Skating Short Program on day 6 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 13. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty Images
Tartan-tastic: Tomas Verner of the Czech Republic competes during the Men's Figure Skating Short Program on day 6 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 13. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Multicoloured lycra, tartan lycra and patterned pants. Here's a snippet of what was donned by the talented, world-class athletes at Sochi.

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