PyeongChang was chosen as the host city in July 2011, at the 123rd IOC Session in Durban, South Africa. This was the second time that South Korea had facilitated the Olympic Games, having recently facilitated the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, however it was the primary Winter Olympics to be held in the country. By facilitating this occasion, South Korea turned into the subsequent nation to have the Winter Olympics in Asia. The PyeongChang Olympics is the world’s first Olympic Games held with the presentation of 5G innovation. With 1,218 robots introduced at the initial function, the Olympic Parade of Five Wheels is the record of the biggest number of robots flying at the same time, and this is recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. 2010 Vancouver Olympics Figure skating gold medalist Kim Yu-na conveyed a light at the initial service of the Olympics. tremplin-numerique
The PyeongChang Olympics 2018 is the principal Asian Winter Olympics held in the 21st century. It was the third time that an Asian nation had facilitated the Winter Games, after 1972 and 1998. It was likewise the primary Winter Olympics to be held in terrain Asia. These were the first of three sequential Olympic Games to be held in East Asia, the accompanying two set to be the 2020 Tokyo[b] and the 2022 Beijing.
The Games highlighted 102 occasions more than 15 trains, a record number of occasions for the Winter Games. This is the main Winter Olympics record in Olympic history to grant in excess of 100 decorations. Four occasions made their Olympic introduction in 2018: “major air” snowboarding, mass beginning pace skating, blended copies twisting, and blended group high skiing. A sum of 2,914 competitors from 92 NOCs contended, including the public presentations of Ecuador, Eritrea, Kosovo, Malaysia, Nigeria and Singapore.
After a state-supported doping program was uncovered after the 2014 Winter Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee was suspended, yet chose competitors were permitted to contend impartially under the unique IOC assignment of “Olympic Athletes from Russia” (OAR) if they could meet certain enemy of doping necessities. North Korea consented to take part in the Games notwithstanding tense relations with South Korea; the two countries strutted together at the initial service as a brought together Korea, and handled a brought together group (COR) in the ladies’ ice hockey.