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Pyeongchang Olympics, "Games of new horizons", declared closed


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The Pyeongchang Olympics were hailed as the "Games of new horizons" as the curtain came down on the biggest Winter Games in history today.

Declaring the Games closed, International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach said they had opened up the Olympics to new athletes, countries, events and technologies.

"Therefore I can truly say: the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 are the Games of new horizons," he said.

"We are embracing these new horizons. We offer our hand to everybody to join forces in this faith in the future.

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First Published: Feb 25 2018 | 6:45 PM IST

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