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Winter Olympics 2018 Opening Ceremony

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2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony: When, Where And How To Watch The Event | TIME

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea officially kicked off on Friday, Feb. 9 with a highly-anticipated opening ceremony.

Winter Olympics 2018 Opening Ceremony: Highlights and Analysis by Andrew Keh, Victor Mather and Haeyoun Park
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The figure skater Yuna Kim lit the torch. CreditChang W. Lee/The New York Times
The crowning moment of any opening ceremony: the final leg of the torch relay and the lighting of the Olympic caldron. Inbee Park, the golfer, was one of the final torchbearers. Two members of the mixed North and South Korean women’s hockey team, Chung Su-hyon of North Korea and Park Jong-ah of South Korea, carried the torch up the stairs. And the hero chosen for the highest of Olympic honors was … Yuna Kim, the profoundly popular figure skater who won the gold medal in 2010 and the silver in 2014. She is a beloved celebrity in South Korea and often referred to as Queen Yuna.
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Athletes from North and South Korea carrying the unification flag at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. CreditChang W. Lee/The New York Times
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