by Abigail Javellana
(Copyright: The Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games)
PyeongChang 208 Winter Olympics will be the kickoff series for the high-profile sporting event in Asia over the next four years, with neighboring countries Tokyo hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics and Beijing hosting the Winter Olympics in 2022.
It 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.
With over 50,000 people participating, PyeongChang 2018 will welcome over 3000 athletes from over 95 countries competing in the first Winter Olympics to be held on Korean soil.
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.
Check out our Awesome Guide as we tour around the Olympic game venues while enjoying some sights and local fare along the way...