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Olympic Opening Ceremony

Red Shorts and a Wave from the Chief

Brazil, Macedonia, Great Britain, Hungary, Venezuela.

We told you: The Cyrillic alphabet.

The flagbearer from Bermuda came out in (what else?) red Bermuda shorts. IOC chief Thomas Bach gave a wave to his countrymen from Germany.

Georgia has entered, too, in an easier effort than four years ago. The opening ceremony at the 2010 Vancouver Games took place just after a Georgian luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili, was killed in a training run.