Wikivoyage:Past events/Pyeongchang 2018

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The Pyeongchang article provides a more comprehensive guide to those visiting the city, and the Gangwon article provides a comprehensive guide to the wider region. It is recommended that Pyeongchang 2018 article be read together with the articles of the host cities.

The city of Pyeongchang in South Korea was the host city of the XII Paralympic Winter Games held 9–18 Mar 2018.
The 2018 Winter Paralympics were expected to have 670 athletes from 80 countries. Competitions were held in six Winter Paralympic sports, with 80 medal events in total. Snowboarding will be expanded into a separate discipline for 2018, with 10 medal events.
Pyeongchang hosted the XXIII Winter Olympic Games from 9-25 Feb 2018.
Most of the Paralympic events were held in the venues used for the Olympic Games.
North Korean interest
North Korea made a last minute offer to be involved in these games, and sent a delegation. However, unlike the Olympics, they did not march with the South Koreans under a unified Korean flag.


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