What about PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018? World population and all sports lover all around the world are all geared up for PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018. Some will directly buy the tickets for the Winter Olympic 2018, and some will watch them live and even will stream the sports online as per the sports preferences as and when necessary.
This time in 2018, the Winter Olympic will take place in PyeongChang, in South Korea and there will be around 13 venues where more than 101 events will take place. Majorly places like PyeongChang, Gangneung and Jeongseon will host the events. Weather in all these places will be cold, and PyeongChang will be very cold with temperature ranging from 2-3 degree Celsius to even -7 to -8 degree Celsius with some snows around. Snow covered venues in PyeongChang are fixed for the snow-related sports.
Location of PyeongChang Olympic Stadium
The stadium is the location in one of the sectors of PyeongChangPlympic Plaza. Within some 2-3 km in the northeast of the plaza is a resort named Alpensia. The PyeongChang stadium has a seating capacity of 35000 audiences, and it is pentagonal in shape and design. The entire stadium is designed for sports. The total area of the whole Olympic Plaza is about 8,60,000sq.ft. There are a lot of food markets, medal plaza, hotels, resorts and many other attractions which makes the Venue appropriate for hosting Olympic events which are internationally the ultimate event which any sports person could dream off from the starting of his or her sports career.
166-16, Suha-ri, Daegwanryeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do.
Earlier there was a plan of hosting one of the Winters Olympic but due to some organisational changes, and for other internal and external interferences, the Venue changed. Earlier the place was not geographically congenial for hosting such an international sports event but today with a lot of technological advances and change in weather conditions the longtime dream and plan are coming true. PyeongChang stadium was earlier known as Alpensia Ski Jumping stadium. There is a much-known history of not been considered twice for Winter Olympic host. The stadium lost the vote once in 2010 and 2014.
Transportation in and around PyeongChang Olympic Stadium
PyeongChang is very well connected with each every part of the country, and the place consists of a bunch of young growing market. Thus such an international event is very welcoming for the country which will help them grow socially, economically and strategically.
The available transport for the Venue could be in several ways:
- Bus: If one wishes to use the inter-city bus then the best possible option is to avail the Jinbu us terminal or Hoenggye Bus Terminal. There is a Tourist information centre very near to Jinbu Bus Terminal. One should avail the shuttle bus from there which will take one to JinbuStation. From there one will easily get Spectator bus drop which will drop the viewers at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium or Plaza.
- Car: One who avails the car will have to park their car in Daegwallyeong Parking Lot orJinbu Parking lot, and from there the shuttle spectator bus will take the views to the Olympic Plaza.
- Train: One availing train or KTX should get off at Jinbu Station and then avail the spectator bus which will take them to the Olympic Plaza.
Reason for choosing PyeongChang Stadium for Winter Olympic 2018
The Olympic Board chose PyeongChang as the Venue for the Winter Olympic because of its strategic location with only some hundred miles away from Seoul, the capital of South Korea which was the host of the Summer Olympic in 1988 and 10th Asian Games. One who wishes to attend the Winter Olympic in person and watch his or her choice of games should avail Incheon International Airport in Seoul, and this International airport will be the main airport for all the visitors who will visit South Korea this item for Winter Olympic. The visitors in Pyeongchang will be fortunate enough to enjoy the chilly effect of Taebaek Mountain.
Date and Time of Winter Olympic 2018
It is important to mention that the very first event which is not an exhibition event but a major competitive sports event will take place on 8th February 2018, and the Gala opening ceremony will take place on 9th February. With this start of Winter Olympic 2018, the games will end finally on 25th February 2018 with a grand closing ceremony in PyeongChang. Both the opening and closing ceremony will take place in PyeongChang, in Gangwon Province of South Korea.