In Pyeongchang the opening ceremony of the XXIII Olympic winter games. Competitions and official training began a few days ago. The first medals will be played tomorrow, February 10.
The Olympics hasn’t started yet officially and already has set several records. To take part in the largest number of athletes and the largest number of countries (of course, compared to other winter Olympics).
On the eve of the Japanese ski jumper Kasai of Nariaki became the first athlete who participated in eight winter Olympics.
The ceremony began with a magnificent fireworks display and the appearance of a huge white tiger.
Participants were welcomed by the President of South Korea moon Jae-In and the head of the IOC Thomas Bach.