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Winter Olympics commences in South Korea

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Published on : 10 February 2018, 12:25 PM
Winter Olympics commences in South Korea

 

The 17-day Winter Olympics has started in South Korea after almost 30 years. Although the official opening ceremony was held on yesterday (Friday) but the events of the tournament began on Thursday. More than 8 lac people have already collected tickets to watch the games.

There are 102 events in 15 disciplines. About 3,000 athletes from 93 countries are participating in different games. It will end on 25th February.

Meanwhile, there was uncertainty over North Korea`s participation, but eventually, the country has taken part. It is known that North Korea and South Korea together have formed the women`s hockey team.

Many people think that the relationship between North Korea and South Korea will further consolidate through this event.

Most of the games will be held in the coastal city of Alpensia, Gangneung, and the Mountain Resort. The temperature here ranges from 6 degrees Celsius to minus 2 degrees Celsius.

 

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