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The 2022 Winter Olympic Games are officially underway in Beijing less than six months after the Tokyo Olympic Games which were delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The games run until Sunday February 20 making Beijing the first city to host both the Summer and Winer Olympics.

Oskar Eriksson of Sweden in action during the Mixed Doubles Round Robin Session 7 against Switzerland on Feb. 4, 2022.ELOISA LOPEZ/Reuters

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Magnus Nedregotten of Norway in action against Australia during curling mixed doubles on Feb. 4, 2022.ELOISA LOPEZ/Reuters

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China's Ling Zhi gets ready to throw a rock during the mixed doubles curling match against Canada on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022.Nariman El-Mofty/The Associated Press

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Czech Republic's Tomas Paul throws a rock during the mixed doubles curling match against Italy on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022.Nariman El-Mofty/The Associated Press

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China's Fan Suyuan, and Ling Zhi react during the mixed doubles curling match against Canada at the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022 in Beijing.Nariman El-Mofty/The Associated Press

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Christopher Plys of the United States in action during the Sweden v United States mixed doubles match on February 4, 2022.EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/Reuters

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United States' Dusty Hendricksen trains on the slopestyle course ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022.Francisco Seco/The Associated Press

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Japan's Kokomo Murase trains on the slopestyle course ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China.Francisco Seco/The Associated Press

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Performers dance in a pre-show ahead of the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, on February 4, 2022.JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

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Performers at the pre-show ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing on Friday February 4, 2022.MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images

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Performers during the opening ceremony pre-show at the Bird's Nest in Beijing on Friday February 4, 2022.BRIAN SNYDER/Reuters

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Performers during the pre-show at the opening ceremony in Beijing, China on Friday February 4, 2022.ELOISA LOPEZ/Reuters

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China's President Xi Jinping waves at the audience standing beside his wife Peng Liyuan during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, on February 4, 2022.ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images

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Performers create a flower display with LED lights during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Adam Pretty/Getty Images

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Performers create a flower display with LED lights during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

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Inside the Bird's Nest stadium during the opening ceremony at the 2022 Winter Olympics Games in Beijing, China.FABRIZIO BENSCH/Reuters

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The flag of the People's Republic of China is passed hand to hand as it enters the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Adam Pretty/Getty Images

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The flag of the People's Republic of China is raised during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on Friday February 4, 2022.Alex Pantling/Getty Images

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach waves at the Opening Ceremony for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.ALEKSANDRA SZMIGIEL/Reuters

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin arrives at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, for the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games on February 4, 2022.CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images

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Performers dressed as hockey players perform during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 4, 2022 in Beijing, China.Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

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The Olympic Rings are revealed during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, on February 4, 2022.FRANCOIS-XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images

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Greece flag bearers Apostolos Angelis and Maria Ntanou of carry their flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.David Ramos/Getty Images

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The delegation from Turkey take part in the parade of athletes during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, on February 4, 2022.BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

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Flag bearers Arisa Go and Akito Watabe of Team Japan carry their flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Adam Pretty/Getty Images

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Fireworks display seen from outside the National Stadium during the opening ceremony in Beijing.LINDSEY WASSON/Reuters

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Team Chinese Taipei flag bearers Ping-Jui Ho and Yu Ting Huang of carry their flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Adam Pretty/Getty Images

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Flag bearers Edson Luques Bindilatti and Jaqueline Mourao of Team Brazil carry their flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

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Members of Team Canada are seen during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.David Ramos/Getty Images

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Flag bearers Charles Hamelin and Marie-Philip Poulin of Team Canada lead the team during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

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Team Canada during the Parade of Nations at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.David J. Phillip/The Associated Press

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Flag bearers Charles Hamelin and Marie-Philip Poulin of Team Canada carry their flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

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A performer takes part in the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, on February 4, 2022.BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

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Team Ghana flag bearer Carlos Maeder carries their flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

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Denmark's flag bearers Madeleine Dupont(R) and Frans Nielsen parade during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, on February 4, 2022.JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

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Flagbearers Paulina Ramanauskaite and Deividas Kizala of Lithuania during the opening ceremony.JONATHAN ERNST/Reuters

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Team Spain flag bearers Queralt Castellet and Ander Mirambell carry their flag during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.David Ramos/Getty Images

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Athletes from Ukraine march into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.Natacha Pisarenko/The Associated Press

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Olga Fatkulina and Vadim Shipachyov, of the Russian Olympic Committee, carry a flag into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, in Beijing.Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press

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Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev arrives for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, in Beijing.Carl Court/The Associated Press

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Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic arrives for the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, in Beijing.Carl Court/The Associated Press

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Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan (R) looks on during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, on February 4, 2022.ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images

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The delegation from Kazakhstan takes part in the parade of athletes, underneath the Olympics rings, during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, on February 4, 2022.BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

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Flag bearers Elana Meyers Taylor of the United States and John Shuster of the United States lead their delegation during the athletes parade at the opening ceremony.EVGENIA NOVOZHENINA/Reuters

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Kellie Delka and William C. Flaherty, of Puerto Rico carry their national flag into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, February 4, 2022 in Beijing.Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press

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Andres Ambuhl and Wendy Holdener, of Switzerland, carry their country's flag during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022 in Beijing.Petr David Josek/The Associated Press

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Karen Chanloung and Nicola Zanon, of Thailand, carry their national flag into the stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)Jae C. Hong/The Associated Press

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Flagbearers Eve Muirhead and Dave Ryding of Great Britain during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing on Friday, February 4, 2022.JONATHAN ERNST/Reuters

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Team France flag bearers Kevin Rolland and Tessa Worley lead the team during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Julian Finney/Getty Images

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Members of Team China wave flags during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 4, 2022 in Beijing, China.Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

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Performers hold up snowflakes with the names of participating countries in front of the large Olympic Rings during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on Friday February 4, 2022 in Beijing, China.Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

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Performers hold up snowflakes with the names of participating countries in front of the large Olympic Rings during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium.Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach before giving a speech during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China on Friday February 4, 2022.ANNEGRET HILSE/Reuters

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View inside the Bird's Nest stadium as fireworks light up the sky during the opening ceremony for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.FABRIZIO BENSCH/Reuters

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A projection display of photos is seen during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China.Adam Pretty/Getty Images

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Performers during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.MARKO DJURICA

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Performers during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.DAVID W CERNY/Reuters

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Former athletes carry the Olympic flag during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China.ANNEGRET HILSE/Reuters

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Children sing the Olympic national anthem during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China on Friday February 4, 2022.MARKO DJURICA

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Performers during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.BEN STANSALL/Getty Images

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Bing Dwen Dwen, the Winter Olympics mascot, performs during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Olympics in Beijing on Friday, February 4, 2022.JAMES HILL/The New York Times

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Children perform during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China.MARKO DJURICA/Reuters

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Performers during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games at the National Stadium in Beijing, China.THOMAS PETER/Reuters

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Torchbearer holds the Olympic torch during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.EVGENIA NOVOZHENINA/Reuters

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Torch bearers transfer the flame between torches during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at the National Stadium.ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images

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The Olympic torch is lit during the opening ceremony officially commencing the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Bird's Nest Stadium.MARKO DJURICA/Reuters

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