FDC with the Sochi first day cancellation.
07, 2014 billions of people all over the world were able to witness an exciting
show - the XXII Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.
Sretensky Monastery men's choir sang the Russian National Anthem, while 240
volunteers stood in formation wearing glowing suits of white, red, and blue to
represent the Russian flag. The Russian state flag bearers were a detachment of
cosmonauts — Fyodor Yurchikhin (who returned from space with the Olympic torch),
Roman Romanenko, Svetlana Savitskaya and Yelena Serova (not-flown) — and the
flag was raised by Sergei Krikalev.
flag was brought into the stadium with eight flag bearers. There was the first
woman in space Valentina Tereshkova among the Olympic flag bearers.