Olympic Rings Fail Spectacularly During Sochi Opening Ceremony

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February 07, 2014 AT 10:29 AM
Sochi has been fraught with problems in the days leading up to the Olympics, but no one issue has been quite so telling of Russia's hosting struggles as a malfunction at its opening ceremony that led to an incomplete set of Olympic rings going up on display. While it was a long enough delay to catch viewers' attention, the ring was eventually opened , completing the logo. While that may be a small tarnish on the ceremony, Russia had big plans for it overall.