Finally, one of the most controversial Winter Olympics came to an end on February 23.
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.
They corrected it later:
The Incredibly Cute Mascots:
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.
Mesmerizing Show Of Lights:
The Russian Ballet:
The Russian Circus: