Heh. Some wonderfully humorous choreography in evidence at the Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics closing ceremony. It made me laugh out loud. They wouldn’t have had long to arrange it… [Photograph: Barbara Walton/EPA]
As the Guardian live-blog adds,
For anyone who slept through the opening ceremony, here’s a reminder of the failed snowflake-ring, and its tongue-in-cheek recreation this evening.
Performers sing as the Olympic rings are presented during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. Photograph: Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images
Performers form the Olympic rings during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters
Here’s the opening ceremony technical failure again
And the closing ceremony’s resolution of the opening ceremony error in animated [gif] form.
Via the Big G’s live-blog, who add
Whoever came up with that Olympic ring ruse deserves a medal of their own, basically.
Indeed. [And you thought London 2012 was a success… – Ed] It was! But so was this.