Maps of World
Current, Credible, Consistent
World Map / Olympics / Winter Olympics / Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Map
Description : Map showing the 2018 Winter Olympic games host city: Pyeongchang, South Korea. Disclaimer
Close

Disclaimer : All efforts have been made to make this image accurate. However Compare Infobase Limited,its directors and employees do not own any responsibility for the correctness or authenticity of the same.


2018 Winter Olympics-Pyeongchang, South Korea : 
We all are well aware about the Sochi Winter Olympics which are being scheduled between 6thFebruary and 23rd February, 2014. To host an Olympic event is a matter of pride for every nation. No wonder, the bidding process for the same is quite tough, and the host city is decided years in advance. This helps the host country to develop the necessary infrastructure that is required for a spectacle of this magnitude.

The host for 2018 Winter Olympics was announced in the year 2011. The various countries that bid for hosting the same included France and Germany along with South Korea. It was South Korea that won the bid with 63 votes out of 95.

The Winter Olympics 2018 would be scheduled between 9th February and 25th February, 2018. The host city for the events is Pyeongchang, a county in South Korea. The city is at an altitude of 2460 ft above sea level with a mountainous terrain making it ideal for hosting the events.

A total of fifteen different sports and a total of ninety-eight events would be witnessed by audience from all over the world. These would include Curling, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Speed Skating, Short track Speed Skating, Alpine Skiing, Bobsleigh, Biathlon, Luge, Cross country skiing, Free style skiing, Nordic Combined, Snow board, Sky jumping and Skeleton.

The series of events would take place at Olympic Park of Hoenggye with a capacity of accommodating over 50,000 guests.

In case you have missed this year's Winter Olympics, Pyeongchang in 2018 should be your destination!

Last Updated : January 23, 2014


new document
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt arrives in Rio

Usain Bolt, the Jamaican sprinter superstar has landed in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the Olympic Games. He is a world record holder in the 100m and 200m and completed in the Anniversary Games last week itself. On his arrival, Bolt was greeted by media and airport staff and members of the public. On the airport, he was also found posing for photos with fans. 

Ryan Lochte gains relay spot in 200m freestyle

Even after failing to qualify for the individual spot in the men’s 200m individual freestyle at US Olympic Swimming Trials, Ryan Lochte has been successful in earning relay spot in the 200m freestyle for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games. In addition to this, Townley Haas has also won to punch his ticket to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.  

Number of Banned Russian Athletes Increased at the Rio Olympics 2016

A total of 37 Russian athletes have been suspended this week from competing at the 2016 Olympics. On Monday, seven swimmers and three rowers were banned, which was followed with the banning of eight athletes across canoeing, sailing and modern pentathlon on Tuesday. Rulings have been made by the governing bodies following the damning of the World Anti-Doping Agency into the state-sponsored doping.

Australia's Women's Rowing Eight Crew Heading to Rio

Australia's women's rowing eight crew has received confirmation of being part of the Rio Olympics 2016, which is going to start from August 5 The Australian team is going to have 212 women and 202 men, which shows that for the first time women are going to outnumber men. Silver medalist of London Olympics, Jessica Fox has mentioned that “she is thrilled for the rowers”.

Roger Federer Out of Rio Olympics 2016 Due to Knee Injury

On Tuesday, Switzerland's 17 times grand slam winner Roger Federer announced that he will not be a part of the rest of the 2016 Rio Olympics season. Federer received a knee surgery earlier this year, and because of which his doctor has advised him to take some more time so that the body can recover.

Looking for Expert Cartography / GIS Services?

Contact - Kartik Suri (+91- 9910492371 IST)

For all Mapping Needs and Business Queries

Contact - Bill Spicer (+1 408 637 0064 PST)