Fans reflect on unforgettable Olympics experience in Pyeongchang

Posted March 03, 2018

There was also no hiding the emotion from the United States men's curling team after they pulled off a surprise with a first gold in the event.

The women's team led by Kim Eun-jung has sparked excitement in the host country with its backstory from South Korea's garlic-producing region and the skip's owlish eyeglasses.

Other gilded American stars of the closing ceremony included the USA women's hockey team, who took gold in a stunning shootout over Team Canada on February 22. Some of its athletes were permitted to compete under the designation "Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation", but weren't allowed to display the country's flag on their uniforms, and no national anthem was played if they won medals.

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Russian athletes who had proved they were clean were allowed to compete as Olympic Athletes from Russia under the neutral Olympic flag, but the Russian flag and Russian anthem were banned from the Games.

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This year's Winter Olympics experience has come with memories that will last a lifetime not only for the athletes, but for the fans as well. The Russian flag was not featured in the closing ceremony because the country was penalized by the International Olympic Committee over doping charges.

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In the first week of the Games, the weather took center stage as high winds wreaked havoc with the schedule, ending the multiple gold medal hopes of U.S. ski star Mikaela Shiffrin, who leaves Pyeongchang with one gold and one silver.

The Winter Olympics also saw new champions crowned, with a few teenagers coming to the fore. Germany came in second with 31 total medals, 14 of those being gold medals, and Canada finished in third with 29 medals, 11 of which were gold. "Today, at closing ceremonies, it ends", Kenworthy joked. Great Britain won five medals, its most ever at a Winter Games.

The crowd let out a huge roar when the athletes, many waving flags and dancing with each other, entered the stadium to a live band playing Korean music.

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