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23 WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES

23 Winter Olympic Games, 2018
Start:
09 Feb 2018
End:
25 Feb 2018
Countries:
92
Athletes:
2922
Women:
1242
Events:
102
City:
PyeongChang, Korea

PYEONG CHANG 2018 - Bid History

  • Three cities - Annecy, France, Munich, Germany and PyeongChang, Korea - were applied to host the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
  • In July 2011 at the 123rd IOC session in Durban, Pyeongchang, Korea won in the first round of votes with 63 of the 95 total votes.
  • In 2010 and 2014 Pyeongchang, Korea was also a candidate cite and the third attempt became successful for city.

23 Winter Olympic Games, 2018 - Interesting Facts

  • President of Korea Moon Jae-in officially opened the 23 Winter Olympic games 2018.
  • Norwegian female skier Marit Bjorgen won 2 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze and became the most decorated Winter Olympians in history with 15 medals.
  • 3 gold won Norwegian skier Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo and biathlete from France Martin Fourcade.
  • Czech female athlete Ester Ledecka became the first woman to win gold medals in two different sports at a Winter Olympics with victories in the Alpine Skiing Super Giant and the Snowboarding Parallel Giant Slalom.
  • Another female athlete from Netherlands Jorien Ter Mors also won medals in two sports - gold in the Speed Skating 1000m and bronze in the Short Track 3000 Relay.
  • Russia's Olympic team has been banned from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang because of doping in Russian sports has a systemic nature. Clean athletes competed under the Olympic flag as Olympic athletes from Russia.
  • Norway and Germany won 14 gold medals each and repeated the record of the Canada in 2010.

Winter Olympics 2018 - Medal Table

Gold Medals
Silver Medals
Bronze Medals
Total
1
14
14
11
39
2
14
10
7
31
3
11
8
10
29
4
USA
9
8
6
23
5
8
6
6
20
6
7
6
1
14
7
5
8
4
17
8
5
6
4
15
9
5
4
6
15
10
5
3
6
14
11
4
5
4
13
12
3
2
5
10
14
2
2
3
7
15
2
1
0
3
16
1
6
2
9
17
1
2
0
3
18
1
1
4
6
19
1
0
4
5
20
1
0
1
2
21
1
0
0
1
21
1
0
0
1
23
0
2
1
3
24
0
1
1
2
25
0
1
0
1
26
0
0
2
2
26
0
0
2
2
28
0
0
1
1
28
0
0
1
1
30
0
0
0
0