The 2018 Winter Olympics conclude today, and we are celebrating Team USA as they joined athletes from around the world to compete in sports such as curling, hockey, ice dance, skiing, and more. The U.S Department of State congratulates the Republic of Korea for its great efforts in hosting these successful games.
As our attention shifts to the Closing Ceremony, we thought it would be fitting to share some of our favorite moments from the Games!
An incredible honor for Karen and me to lead the U.S. Delegation at the @Pyeongchang2018 Winter Olympic Games. The Opening Ceremony was extraordinary, and we wish ALL THE BEST for our @TeamUSA athletes. #TeamUSA #VPinAsia pic.twitter.com/1W2f5djir9— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) February 10, 2018
Double good news for @TeamUSA and #TeamKorea! Congrats to @Real_JohnHenry for winning silver and Choi Min-jeong for winning gold in #PyeongChang2018 #shorttrack!— U.S. Embassy Seoul (@USEmbassySeoul) February 17, 2018
Go @USSpeedskating! pic.twitter.com/ea4mt1BAWZ
Korean War survivors honored Donald Kildow, @lindseyvonn’s grandfather, and thanked his family for his service. Our alliance spans generations and touches us all. https://t.co/xTW7TW2C3q pic.twitter.com/KAE0roZY99— U.S. Embassy Seoul (@USEmbassySeoul) February 23, 2018
#GirlsPlay2! Sports aren't only good for girls' health. They're good for their future careers. Here are some great examples from the #WinterOlympics in #Pyeonchang: https://t.co/pogTsi3Y1i pic.twitter.com/wbOhAXNIFc— EAP Bureau (@USAsiaPacific) February 9, 2018
While many brought home medals and some even made history, all of the American athletes who competed made their country proud at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. We also couldn't be more proud of the State Department employees who supported the U.S delegation and athletes throughout the Games and who worked to ensure the safety and security of all U.S. citizens who traveled to South Korea to attend the Olympics.
Follow @USEmbassySeoul on Twitter and on U.S. Embassy Seoul on Facebook to see more photographs and video highlights from the Games. And stay tuned to the embassy's social media accounts, as we look forward to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games, which open on March 8.