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Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018


* 2018 Winter Olympics awarded to Pyeongchang (July 6, 2011)

After twelve years of work to host the Winter Olympics, the city of Pyeongchang in Gangwon Province finally heard its name called by International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge. The city, which lost two past bids to Vancouver and Sochi, was chosen over Munich and Annecy in first round of voting on July 6 during the 123rd IOC general assembly in Durban, South Africa. It received overwhelming support, with 63 of 95 IOC voters supporting its selection as host city for the 23rd Olympic Winter Games.

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