Erin Hamlin leads the delegation from the United States during the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium.
Moon, in a statement, said athletes from North and South will „work together for victory.“ And Bach lauded the joint march of the two Koreas as a „powerful message.“
„We are all touched by this wonderful gesture. We all join and support you in your message of peace,“ Bach said.
After years of frustration, billions of dollars and a nagging national debate about their worth, the opening ceremonies took place before a world watching the moment not only for its athletic significance and global spectacle, but for clues about what the peninsula’s political future could hold.