The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics kicked off on Friday — at 8 p.m. in South Korea and at 6 a.m. ET in the U.S. — with 2,900 athletes from 92 countries gathering to compete for 102 medals in Pyeongchang.
The U.S. Olympic team was led into Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium by flag-bearer Erin Hamlin.
The Winter Games run from Feb. 9-25. The Paralympics will use many of the same facilities, with 670 athletes competing from March 9-18.
Our recap of the big event:
The ceremony begins