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PyeongChang 2018

Opening Ceremony 09 Feb 2018
Closing Ceremony 25 Feb 2018
Host City PyeongChang
Country Republic of Korea

Description

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) will host the XXIII edition of the Olympic Winter Games on 9-25 February 2018. Over 80 countries and 6,000 athletes are expected to take part in the first Olympic Winter Games to be held in Asia in 20 years. Seven sports comprising 15 disciplines will be on the official programme.

The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will take place on 9-18 March 2018, with approximately 50 countries and 690 athletes competing. Five sports are on the Paralympic programme.

ASIAN MEDAL STANDINGS

Country Total Rank By Total
Republic of Korea 5 8 4 17 1
Japan 4 5 4 13 2
People's Republic of China 1 6 2 9 3
Kazakhstan 0 0 1 1 4

NEWS

Korean speed skating star Lee Sang-hwa announces retirement
17 May 2019 Seoul, Korea, May 17, 2019: Two-time Winter Olympic champion Lee Sang-hwa put an end to her golden career on Thursday, May 16, saying she wanted to be remembered as a "living legend" in speed skating.

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OCA EB member Ryu heads PyeongChang 2018 legacy foundation
06 May 2019 PyeongChang, Korea, May 6, 2019: The legacy of the Olympic Winter Games in Korea last year lives on with the launch of the PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation headed by OCA Executive Board member Ryu Seung-min.

The Fo.....