The Fifth Olympic Ring Failed To Open During The Sochi Opening Ceremony

Is this the biggest #sochiproblem yet?

1. So the opening sequence of the Sochi Opening Ceremony included floating islands and loads of Russian things.

BBC Two / Sochi

2. Leading to the stars forming the Olympic rings. / Sochi

3. Then this happened. The fifth ring didn’t open.

4. I don’t know about you but I don’t think this was planned.

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5. The Huffington Post went with this.

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