From Vice President Mike Pence to Kim Jong Un's sister, several leading politicians and guests participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The Games started on February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea
Apart from Cheers The athletes, some Olympic guests tried to do some diplomacy. Take a look at who traveled to South Korea.
Mike and Karen Pence
Vice President Pence and the second Karen Pence cited the US delegation to the Winter Olympics
Pence's presence at the Games should reflect the strong US presence on the Korean Peninsula to send a clear message of "American determination" to send to the North Korean regime, said a White House official Fox News before the trip.
The vice president planned to secretly meet with North Korean officials at the games, but the North canceled at the last minute, said Pence's chief of staff. He mentioned that the meeting would be canceled because Pence would not "soften his message that would have left the world stage for its propaganda during the Olympics".
During the opening ceremony, Pence sat in front of members of the North Korean delegation, including Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong. She does not interact with pence.
The daughter of President Trump, Ivanka, who serves as an unpaid adviser, led the US delegation to the closing ceremony.
It arrived in South Korea on February 23, and President Trump tweeted.
"My daughter Ivanka has just arrived in South Korea, we can not have a better or smarter person to represent our country," he wrote.
Shortly after her arrival, Ivanka Trump made a statement from Incheon International Airport.
"It is a great honor to be here in South Korea along with the US delegation and we are very excited to be part of the 2018 Winter Olympics to cheer on the USA team and our strong and lasting commitment to the people of the United States
She added, "We're glad to be here. I'm looking forward to some wonderful days."
Later, in a tweet, she thanked President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook for her "warm hospitality and special dinner at the historic Blue House that marks the start of our visit to South Korea."
The first daughter also visited some of the remaining sporting events during her trip, such as men's curling and the men's Big Air Final.
During the closing ceremony, she and the North Korean The delegation did not communicate with each other, ABC News reported, citing a senior Trump administration official.
Like Ivanka Trump, Sanders arrived in South Korea on February 23.
"The presidential delegation for the 2018 Olympics joins President Moon, First Lady Kim, and senior members of his administrator for an incredible evening at the Blue House site to celebrate the Winter Games and the strong alliance between our two countries." she tweeted after her arrival.
Sanders has also participated in some of the remaining events.
"It's unbelievable that the men's curling team wins gold for the first time in history," she tweeted shortly after the team's victory.
And after the US women's hockey team won the gold medal this week 1998 – Sanders tweeted congratulations and said she "could not wait to come to the Olympics and cheer on the US!"
Fred Warmbier attended the Olympic Games as a guest of Vice President Mike Pence. Warmbier is the father of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who died in North Korea 15 months in prison last year
Fred Warmbier and his wife attended the White House White House speech to President Trump's State of the Union address
] He and Pence met with North Korean defectors.
"I experienced the evil, and you did it, and I just feel so much love and warmth for all of you," said Fred Warmbier, according to a copy of the White House. "And I can not tell you how proud I am to be here with you."
Kim Yo Jong
The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un represented her country at the Olympics. Kim Yo Jong shook hands with South Korean President Moon Jae during the opening ceremony, but ignored Pence.
Kim Yo Jong, who is said to be 30 years old, is the first member of the North Korean ruling family, who since the time of the south in the south was at the end of the Korean War in 1953.
She stayed three days in the south. There she told the South Korean leaders that her brother was hoping for a summit.
Kim Yong Nam, the 90-year-old ceremonial head of state, was also part of the opening ceremony.