South Korea: Ice skating star Kim Yuna calls lighting of Olympic flame 'surreal'

South Korea's figure skating legend Kim Yuna said that the lighting of the Olympic flame at the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games was a 'surreal' moment, during a press conference held in PyeongChang, Saturday. Kim, who is best known for winning the golden medal at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010, performed a brief skate routine at Friday's opening ceremony, before... Еще taking the torch from a pair of the combined Korea peninsula hockey team athletes, to light the Olympic cauldron. Also during the press conference, International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesperson Mark Adams commented on the Russian delegation's march at the Olympics, considering the absence of the flag as «a very strong, positive message» to the world. «I hope the message around the world was we're creating a path for clean Russian athletes», added Adams.

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