Yes you read it right, the exciting XXIII Olympic Winter Games that will be held for 17 days from 9th-25th February 2018 in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province is getting ready with all the athletes and officials with a test events.
The reason behind these test events is to give a unique opportunity for athletes and officials to familiarize themselves with the competition venues and the host region. They will be expecting a total of 3,000 athletes to participate in the test events with 1,000 volunteers, and many of them coming to Korea for the first time. This makes an ideal platform for the public to participate and engage with the events and the Games.
With a total of 29 events, including 20 Olympic events, 5 Paralympic events, 2 non-competition events and 2 non-sport events, through out the period of February 2016 - April 2017.
The events will taking place at several stadium and centre located in Pyeongchang and Gangneung.
Transportation has been made easy with a few highway to ease the traffic. The construction of the 2nd Yeongdong highway between Gwangju in Gyeonggi Province and Wonju has been completed, and the new highway between East Hongcheon and Yangyang is now under construction. When the new highway opens to operation, it will distribute the traffic volume between Seoul area and Gangwon province or Gangneung and improve the travel between these two regions. Also, for spectators who are going to Gangneung for ice sport competitions, the new highway between East Hongcheon and Yangyang will shorten the travel time.
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