Tonight at 8:30pm the Sochi Olympic Winter Games Closing Ceremony will be replaying for all Americans to see. This is a one of a kind closing ceremony put on by Russian people. A giant bear blows out the flame ending the Sochi Olympic Winter Games of 2014. IOC President Thomas Bach speaks , and a Circus act. These two weeks were perfect for all of the countries.
“This is the new face of Russia, our Russia. And for us these games are the best games ever.” said Sochi head Dmitry Chernyshenko
The crowd cheers as the World’s top athletes walk the lane with their medals wrapped around their necks. Americans come home with 28 medals coming in second place under Russia with 33 medals. These games were nail biting and fun to watch.
“We leave as friends of Russian people.”said Thomas Bach
Video via: YouTube – Published on Feb 23, 2014 – Olympic Games Closing Ceremony, Sochi 2014 Russia – photo: REUTERS Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony – The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia came to an end today with the closing ceremony. All medal winners paraded around the stadium for the last time, including silver medal winning hockey player Julie Chu, who was the USA’s flag bearer. Jo Sumi, Na Yoon Sun, Lee Seung Chul, and Yang Bang Eon performed while the Olympic flag was passed on to the Pyeongchang Olympic committee.