2018 Pyeongchang Winter

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The 12th Winter Paralympic Games

  The Paralympic Winter Games will be held for 10 days. It was after three attempts that PyeongChang managed to host the Paralympic Winter Games by winning the majority of votes at the 123rd IOC Session held on July 7, 2011.
The Republic of Korea will host its first Paralympic Winter Games, 30 years after the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.
The opening and closing ceremonies, as well as most snow sports events, will be held in PyeongChang, while the ice and downhill sports events will be held in Gangneung and Jeongseon, respectively.
The torch entered the stadium worn by an athlete from each Korea

Dates: March 9-18, 2018
Number of sports: 7
Number of contests: 80
Number of athletes: 563
Men: 430
Women: 133
Volonteers: 22400
Media: 13751
Opening: President MOON Jae-in
Oath: LEE Ju Seung
Oath juges: CHAE Young Jin
Oath coach: BAEK Jong Chul
Number of lights bearer : 7500
Last torch bearer: KIM EunJung, SEO Soonseok
Bids towns: Munich (GER), Annecy (FRA)