Even If You’re Not Into Olympics, You’ll Love These Images From Sochi

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Fatimah Mazhar
Finally, one of the most controversial Winter Olympics came to an end on February 23.

Finally, one of the most controversial Winter Olympics came to an end on February 23.

Despite all “Sochi problems” including the grave threats of terrorism and homophobia, Russian President Vladimir Putin quite successfully ended the prestigious sports event.

A lot happened at the closing ceremony as well, including a hilarious Olympic ring blooper.

Have a look at some of the highlights from the colorful event in the images below:

Olympic Ring Malfunction:

Amid several controversies, Sochi endured its first embarrassment as hosts of the Winter Olympics on February 7 when a dramatic representation of the Olympic rings failed badly.

Russians poked fun at the blunder by intentionally repeating it.

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They corrected it later:

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The Incredibly Cute Mascots:

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The Olympic mascots of a hare, a bear and a leopard bidding goodbye to the crowd was one of the best highlights of the event.

The bear, which sort of freaked out the audience during the opening ceremony, cried a single tear as he blew out the Olympic torch flame.

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Mesmerizing Show Of Lights:


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The Russian Ballet:

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The Russian Circus:

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