“Now, the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang is coming up in only three years, and lots of people are preparing to host the event. I hope lots of people can become interested in winter sports, and we can hold the best ever Olympics where all can enjoy together.”
“For the remaining three years, Korean players will try their best to prepare for the competition. I hope you all recognize their sincere efforts and chant, encourage and support them. As an athlete, it is an honor to host the stage of dreams in Korea. I hope Korean athletes achieve their own goals under the best conditions with no time difference at the competition.”
- Kim Yuna, Olympic figure skating gold medalist and Games Ambassador for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games
SEOUL, Feb 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Figure skating queen Kim Yuna expressed her wish for the successful hosting of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games by marking the “three years to go” milestone with an event titled “One Day in Pyeongchang” held at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center on February 9.
As an honorary Games Ambassador, she expressed her wishes for a successful event. In 2011, when Pyeongchang was bidding for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, Kim impressed IOC members with her final presentation, and played a major role in Pyeongchang’s successful bid.
Pyeongchang will host the Olympic Winter Games from February 9 to 25, 2018. Over 80 countries and 6,000 athletes are expected to take part in the first Olympic Winter Games to be held in Asia in 20 years.
By John Choi (firstname.lastname@example.org)