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Komil Tukhtaev leads Uzbekistan team into the stadium during opening ceremonies at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Komil Tukhtaev takes part in mountain skiing division, while his compatriot Misha Ge participate in figure skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are opening on Feb. 9, bringing athletes and spectators from around the world to South Korea’s Gangwon Province.
The Winter Olympics opening ceremony will take place on Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. local time (6 a.m. EST) in the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. The two-hour ceremony will feature a peace theme and include a cast of about 2,000 performers as well as the traditional parade of athletes, raising of the Olympic flag and lighting of the Olympic flame.
From Feb. 8 to Feb. 25, spectators will be treated to a total of 102 events taking place across PyeongChang, Jeongseon, and the coastal city of Gangnueung.