GetCocky11 South Carolina Fan Member since Oct 2012 5080 posts Online
re: Russia Trolls Itself During Closing Ceremony (Posted on 2/23/14 at 8:30 pm to blueboy)
quote: What's with the empty seats?
quote: There were just as many during the opening ceremonies. Not a lot of fans made it to Sochi. People were scared of terrorist threats and the Russian police.
Wrong. Those seats are where the athletes sat. The ring incident in the opening ceremony happened before the athletes entered the stadium and sat down. I'm assuming that this ring display at the closing ceremony also happened before the athletes entered the stadium.