2018 Winter Olympics-PyeongChang, South Korea:
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 will be held between February 9 and February 25, 2018. The host city for the event 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 102 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.
Last Updated on : January 25th, 2018