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Saskia Alusalu: Meet The Estonian Flag Bearer At The Olympics

A picture of the Olympic Rings in South Korea

GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 8: The Olympic rings is seen in Gangneung town, near the venue for the Speed Skating, Figure Skating and Ice Hockey ahead of PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 8, 2017 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Meet the Estonian flag bearer at the Winter Olympics.

The 2018 Winter Olympics are underway. The game's opening ceremonies are airing tonight - in tape delay - on NBC.

The three-hour broadcast began at 8 p.m. E.T. and will go to 11 p.m. E.T. By airing the ceremony on tape delay, NBC is able to both broadcast it in primetime and show every country's introduction.

One country's introduction, Estonia, just happened. The country was led into the stadium by Saskia Alusalu.

"What an unforgettable moment and a great honor! Let the games begin!" she said of her opening games moment.

Alusalu, 23, is a speed skater. She was born in Jogeva, Estonia, a small town with a population of about 6,000 people.

The speed skater owns a ton of her country's national speed skating records. She's held most of them since 2010.

"I do it because I like it and it makes me happy. My goal is to get the best out of me," she says of her reason to speed skate.

Meet Saskia Alusalu below:

Saskia Alusalu is competing in the Ladies' Mass Start speed skating competition. That begins on Saturday, Feb. 24.