Closing Ceremony wraps up Sochi Games in Russian style

See photos from the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A water show in front of the Olympic cauldron prior to the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Olympic cauldron prior to the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Olympic cauldron prior to the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers entertain the crowd before the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers entertain the crowd before the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers are seen in a boat moving through a field of blue lights during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers are suspended above the stage during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Dancing Sea portion of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Dancing Sea portion of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A general view of performers during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Russia president Vladimir Putin is introduced during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Russian gold medalists carry the Russian flag onto the stage during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Dancing Sea portion of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Gold medalists for Russia carry in the Russian flag during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Dancing Sea portion of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Russian flag is raised next to the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Russia president Vladimir Putin in attendance during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Russia president Vladimir Putin in attendance during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Russia gold medalists are seen on stage as the Russian flag is raised next to the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Russian president Vladimir Putin (next to man in red and white jacket) and IOC president Thomas Bach (next to Putin) are recognized at the start of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A marching band performs during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Russian flag is raised during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Spectators stand and watch a light show at a fountain in Olympic Park during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; USA flag bearer Julie Chu during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Athletes from the USA participate in the athlete march during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Athletes from the USA participate in the athlete march during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; USA athletes enter the stage during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; USA hockey player Julie Chu carries the American flag as Americas enter the stage during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Alex Deibold (USA) shows off his medal as he marches into the stadium during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Athletes cross the stage during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Olympic and Russian flags fly during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Athletes from Canada wave a flag as they march during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Athletes from Russia wave to the crowd as they march into the stadium during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Russian athletes cross the stage during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; USA flag bearer Julie Chu during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A marching band performs during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Marit Bjoergen (NOR) (center) celebrates winning the gold medal in the ladies' 30km cross country event during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Maxim Vylegzhanin (RUS) (left), Alexander Legkov (RUS) (center), and Ilia Chernousov (RUS) celebrate winning the silver, gold, and bronze medals, respectively, in the men's 50km cross country event during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Medalists for the ladies' 30km cross-country skiing and the men's 50km cross-country skiing wait to receive their medals during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A performer hangs from ropes during a scene reminiscent of Russian painter Chagall during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A performer hangs from ropes during a scene reminiscent of Russian painter Chagall during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers hang from ropes during a scene reminiscent of Russian painter Chagall during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A performer hangs from ropes during a scene reminiscent of Russian painter Chagall during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Russian pianist Denis Matsuev (center) performs during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Russian pianist Denis Matsuev (center) performs during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Bolshoi and Mariinsky segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Bolshoi and Mariinsky segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Bolshoi and Mariinsky segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Children perform during the Twelve Writers segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Twelve Writers segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Twelve Writers segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Children perform during the Twelve Writers segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Magic of Circus segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Magic of Circus segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Magic of Circus segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers during the Magic of Circus segment of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Children carry the olympic flag during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Children carry the olympic flag during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; IOC president Thomas Bach waves the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Greek (left) and Korean flags fly during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The flag of Greece is raised during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Olympic flag is lowered during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; PyeongChang mayor Seok-Rae Lee waves the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A performance honoring PyeongChang during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A performance honoring PyeongChang during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Russian (left), Greek (center), and Korean flags fly during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A musician performs during the Pyeongchang 2018 presentation during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Olympic mascots during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Olympic mascot Polar Bear blows out the flame the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Olympic mascot Polar Bear blows out the flame the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Olympic mascots perform during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Sochi Organizing committee president Dmitry Chernyshenko (right) gives closing remarks while IOC president Thomas Bach (left) looks on during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Olympic mascots perform during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Olympic mascots perform during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Olympic mascots perform during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers dance during the A New Spring portion of the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; The Olympic mascots perform during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Olympic mascot Polar Bear blows out the flame during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; General view of pyrotechnics during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; General view of the olympic mascots during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Olympic mascots during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Olympic mascots during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Performers dance during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. James Lang-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; Olympic mascots Hare , Polar Bear and Leopard perform next to a flame representing the Olympic flame during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A general view of fireworks during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A general view of fireworks during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A general view of fireworks during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A general view of fireworks during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A general view of fireworks during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 23, 2014; Sochi, RUSSIA; A general view of fireworks during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports