by Abigail Javellana
(Copyright: The Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games)
See the transformation of PyeongChang into a winter sports hub in East Asia through the Winter Games!
The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will be the first winter games in Korea held in Pyeongchang, Gangneung, and Jeongseon from February 9 to 25, 2018, while the Paralympic Games will be held from March 9 to 18.
It will be the second Olympics to be hosted in Korea, 30 years after the 1988 Seoul Olympic games. With over 50,000 people participating, PyeongChang 2018 will welcome athletes from over 95 countries, competing in 15 events.
The Winter Olympics include 102 events in 15 sports disciplines--Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Cross-country Skiing, Freestyle Skiing, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping, Snowboard, Bobsleigh, Luge, Skeleton, Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, and Speed Skating.
Here's a photo essay of our visit to the Winter Olympic Venues...