PyeongChang names Olympic venues [2015/04/24 09:21]

The *host city of the 2018 Winter Olympics, PyeongChang, has *finalized the names for the sports *venues, the games’ *organizing committee said on April 7.

First of all, the venues will be located in two *clusters -- PyeongChang Mountain Cluster and Gangneung Coastal Cluster.

The mountain cluster will host events, such as biathlon, cross-country skiing and snowboarding while the coastal one will be home to ice hockey, curling, skating and more.

PyeongChang Olympic Plaza, where the *opening and closing ceremonies will be taking place, will be in the mountain cluster, which also *houses the Alpensia Sports Park and Bokwang Snow Park.

To help decide on the names, the organizing committee *consulted Gangwon Province and other smaller towns in the region. The names were then finalized in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee.

The committee finalized the names earlier than usual in order to use them in the games’ promotional materials and events, news reports said.
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