Artists hold light globes in the closing ceremony performance.

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Athletes and artists beam with pride as PyeongChang Olympics comes to a close

U.S. athletes will be returning home with 23 medals—nine of them gold— after a night of celebrations alongside the world's finest athletes.

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Flagbearers arrive during the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on Feb. 25, 2018.

Flagbearers arrive during the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on Feb. 25, 2018.

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President Moon Jae-in of South Korea attends the ceremony.

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, center, waves, as U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump smiles during the ceremony.

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The South Korean flag is delivered tot he stadium.

The South Korean flag is delivered to the stadium.

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The South Korean Traditional Guard raises the Korean national flag.

The South Korean Traditional Guard raises the Korean national flag.

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Eleven year-old Yeon-joon Oh sings the Olympic anthem.

Eleven year-old Yeon-joon Oh sings the Olympic anthem.

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The delegation of the unified Korea team enters the stadium.

The delegation of the unified Korea team enters the stadium.

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Artists skate during a light show.

Artists skate during a light show.

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Artists dance during the closing ceremony.

Artists dance during the closing ceremony.

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Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, watches the closing ceremony.

Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, watches the closing ceremony.

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American athletes celebrate during the closing ceremony.

American athletes take a selfie during the closing ceremony.

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Team Japan walks in the Parade of Athletes.

Team Japan walks in the Parade of Athletes.

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Team Czech Republic walks in the Parade of Athletes.

Team Czech Republic walks in the Parade of Athletes.

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Team Canada walks in the Parade of Athletes.

Team Canada walks in the Parade of Athletes.

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Pita Taufatofua, of Tonga, receives applause during the closing ceremony.

Pita Taufatofua, of Tonga, receives applause during the closing ceremony.

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Artists perform a light show.

Artists perform a light show.

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Guitarist Yang Tae-hwan performs in the Olympic Stadium.

Guitarist Yang Tae-hwan performs in the Olympic Stadium.

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Artists hold light globes in the closing ceremony performance.

Artists hold light globes in the closing ceremony performance.

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Artists perform during the closing ceremony.

Artists perform during the closing ceremony.

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Performers dance during the closing ceremony.

Performers dance during the closing ceremony.

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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in, his wife Kim Jung-sook, senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump and North Korean General Kim Yong Chol attend the closing ceremony.

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France's biathlon champion Martin Fourcade poses for a selfie with fellow athletes and volunteers.

France's biathlon champion Martin Fourcade poses for a selfie with fellow athletes and volunteers.

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Mayor of PyeongChang Sim Jae-guk, President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach and Mayor of Beijing Chen Jining participate in the Olympic flag handover ceremony.

Mayor of PyeongChang Sim Jae-guk, President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach and Mayor of Beijing Chen Jining participate in the Olympic flag handover ceremony.

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Fireworks illuminate the sky.

Fireworks illuminate the sky.

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China's President Xi Jinping on screen in a video message sent for the closing ceremony.

China's President Xi Jinping on screen in a video message sent for the closing ceremony.

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