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A Global Festival

The Oympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, a global festival, will be held over the course of 17 days from Feb. 9 to 25 in 2018. Also, The Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 will be held from March 9 to 18, 2018 (10-day period).

The PyeongChang Olympics have been organized with the aim of presenting a festival that brings together different generations and countries under the slogan, “Passion. Connected.”

Did you know that the Olympic Games will actually be hosted by three different regions?

  • Participating countries95
  • Participants
    50,000
  • PyeongChang emblem
  • Mascot
  • 7 games (15 medal events) 12 games (Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon)

Then, what will happen in Gangneung?

Gangneung
Costal Cluster
  • Gangneung Olympic Park
  • Gangneung Ice Arena
  • Gangneung Oval
  • Gangneung Hockey Center
  • Kwandong Hockey Centre
  • Gangneung Curling Center
PyeongChang
Mountain Cluster
  • PyeongChang Olympic Stadium
  • Alpensia Olympic Park
  • Olympic Sliding Centre
  • Yongpyong Alpine Centre
  • Jeongseon Alpine Centre
  • Bokwang Snow Park

Gangneung Costal
Cluster

  • Gangneung Olympic Park
  • Gangneung Ice Arena
  • Gangneung Oval
  • Gangneung Hockey Center
  • Kwandong Hockey Centre
  • Gangneung Curling Center

PyeongChang
Mountain Cluster

  • PyeongChang Olympic Stadium
  • Alpensia Olympic Park
  • Olympic Sliding Centre
  • Yongpyong Alpine Centre
  • Jeongseon Alpine Centre
  • Bokwang Snow Park

Leading Nation in Ice Sports

Do you remember what happened at the last Winter Olympics?

Short track speed skating, which presented the thrill of overtaking Figure skating, where skaters gave clean performances and finished the final spin to the crowd’s screams and cheers Curling, which appealed to Koreans as an unfamiliar sport and watched by everyone on his or her smartphone Hockey, which keep the spectators and viewers on the edge of their seats they watched the puck slide between the hockey sticks Speed skating, where skaters pushed their limits to set a new record

The ice sports grabbed people’s attention and presented them with excitement.
And soon, the ice sports games will be held in Gangneung, Korea.
Korea’s leadership in ice sports will all begin in Gangneung.

Stadium

  • Gangneung
    Ice Arena

  • Gangneung
    Oval

  • Gangneung Hockey
    Center

  • Kwandong Hockey
    Center

  • Gangneung Curling
    Center

What kind of place is Gangneung, the host of the ice sports games?

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Splendid Natural Environment

Gangneung, chosen as the host of the ice sports games, boasts a splendid natural environment, being surrounded by the sea and mountains.

The snowscape of Gangneung is especially magical and marvelous that it will simply take your breath away. The breathtaking scenery will present a special experience to the athletes and visitors who have been looking forward to the Olympic Games.

  • Area 1040.21km2
  • Location Situated in the heart of the Yeongdong area of Gangwon-do Province
  • Location of the administrative office 33, Gangneung-daero, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do (Hongje-dong)
  • Olympic Olympic Art Center, Athletes Village and Media Village

Want more details about the Olympic Games held in Gangneung?

Go to the website
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