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2018 Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang wins bid

5 Jul, 2011

Pyeongchang, South Korea, wins bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. This will be South Korea’s first time hosting the Olympic games. Pyenogchang achieved 63 votes, beating out Annecy (25 votes) and Munich (7 votes). The voting process took only minutes, making it the quickest in history. Cho Yang-ho, Pyeongchang’s bid leader states:

I had some confidence, but I didn’t expect 63.