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2 Koreas march together at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony

2018-02-10 10:18:40       source:Straitstimes

February 9, 2018


PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA (AFP, REUTERS) -- Athletes from South and North Korea marched behind the blue-and-white Korean unification flag at the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Friday (Feb 9) to huge cheers.


Won Yun Jong, a bobsledder from the South, and North Korea's Hwang Chung Gum, who will play for the joint Korean women's ice hockey team, led out the contingent at the Olympic Stadium.


Everyone in the stadium took to their feet when the North and South Korean athletes marched out under a unified flag, CNN reporter Paula Hancocks tweeted.


"It was incredible,” spectator Eim Young Joo said.


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