Venues of the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

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2018 Olympic venues

The compactness of the venue locations for the 2018 Winter Olympics and 2018 Winter Paralympics, hosted by the county of Pyeongchang, was one of the winning arguments of the bid. The Games were gathered around two main venues: these were the mountain resort of Alpensia in Pyeongchang for the outdoor (snow) sports (Nordic and alpine skiing, bobsleigh, etc.) and the coastal city of Gangneung for the indoor (ice) sports (figure skating, ice hockey, etc.) There were also two stand-alone mountain venues.

The Games had a total of 13 competition venues, six of which were constructed especially for the Games. The last venue to start being constructed was the long track speed skating oval in Gangneung; work began on this in October 2014.

Pyeongchang Mountain Cluster[edit]

Alpensia Sports Park[edit]

The Alpensia Resort in Daegwallyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang, was the main focus of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.[1][2]

Stand-alone venues[edit]

Gangneung Coastal Cluster[edit]

The coastal cluster is located in Pyeongchang's neighboring city of Gangneung. The Gangneung Olympic Park included the following four venues:

Additionally, a stand-alone venue was located in the grounds of Catholic Kwandong University:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PyeongChang 2018 Alpensia Resort and water park complete and full for summer season". Sportsfeatures.com. Archived from the original on March 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  2. ^ "Pyeongchang2018 Volume 2 (Sport and Venues)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-18. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Pyeongchang 2018 move venue for Opening and Closing Ceremonies | Winter Olympics 2018". insidethegames.biz. 2012-07-06. Retrieved 2012-08-08.