Sochi Mayor Anatoliy Pakhomov handed the Olympic flag to Pyeongchang Mayor Lee Sok-ra during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
South Korean city of Pyeongchang will host the Winter Olympics in 2018.
The best of Russia's culture was on display during the closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Russia's world-famous ballet played a key role during the spectacle, which also celebrated the country's most famous writers and poets, and paid tributes to the legendary Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Flag bearers enter the stadium during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Lizzy Yarnold, who won the gold in skeleton, carried the flag for Team GB Lizzy Yarnold
Spectacular fireworks explode over the Fisht Olympic Stadium during the closing ceremony for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Team GB has plenty four medals to celebrate during the closing ceremony tonight. They are now inside the Olympic stadium in Sochi, where the ceremony takes place.
Sochi 2014's organisers made a joke at their own expense during the Winter Olympics closing ceremony after the fifth Olympic ring "failed" to unfurl.
Harking back to the opening ceremony moment where a malfunction left the iconic rings one short, dancers in shimmering silver tops formed four perfect rings as one group remained in a tight formation.
The audience cheered as the final ring was revealed.
Athletes of all participating countries are filling up the Olympic stadium in Sochi.
Unlike during the opening ceremony when each nation march in under their own flag, this time they all come in together.
Winter Olympics closing ceremony has started in Sochi. The Fisht Olympic Stadium is packed, with athletes celebrating their achievement as Olympians.
Gold medallist Lizzy Yarnold has said she is "proud" after it was revealed she would carry the flag for Great Britain at the Sochi Winter Olympics closing ceremony.
As the #Soch2014 GB athletes finish competing I am proud and very happy to announce that I'll be representing the team as flag bearer! Yay!