2018_Venues


Read more about the venues for the next Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang.

 

1. PyeongChang Mountain Cluster


Alpensia Sports Park. Google Earth, image © 2017 CNES / Airbus

 

PyeongChang Olympic Stadium

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: PyeongChang Olympic Plaza
Olympic Games: Opening and Closing ceremonies
Paralympic Games: Opening and Closing ceremonies
Type: Temporary
Built: 2017
Capacity: 35,000 Seats

 

PyeongChang Medal Plaza

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: PyeongChang Olympic Plaza
Olympic Games: Medal ceremonies
Paralympic Games: Medal ceremonies
Type: Temporary
Built: 2017
Size: 1,267 square meters

 

Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: Alpensia Sports Park
Olympic sports: Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Snowboard (Big Air)
Paralympic sports: –
Type: Existing
Built: 2009
Renovated: 2015-2017
Capacity: 11,000 Seats + 2,500 Standing
Slopes for Competitions: LH (125m), NH (98m)
Slopes for Practice: K60, K35, K15

 

Alpensia Biathlon Centre

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: Alpensia Sports Park
Olympic sports: Biathlon
Paralympic sports: Para Biathlon, Para Cross-Country Skiing
Type: Existing
Built: 1998
Renovated: 2007, 2015-2017
Capacity: 4,500 Seats + 3,000 Standing
Course length: 4km / 3.3km / 3km / 2.5km / 2km / 1.5km
Course Width: 8m
Altitude Difference: 47m (749m~796m)
Shooting Range: 82.5 × 50m

 

Alpensia Cross-Country Centre

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: Alpensia Sports Park
Olympic sports: Cross-Country Skiing, Nordic Combined
Paralympic sports: –
Type: Existing
Built: 1998
Renovated: 2009, 2015-2017
Capacity: 4,500 Seats + 3,000 Standing
Course length: 3.75km / 3.3km / 2.5km / 2km
Course Width: 8m
Altitude Difference: 54m (751m~805m)

 

Alpensia Sliding Centre

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: Alpensia Sports Park
Olympic sports: Bobsleigh, Skeleton, Luge
Paralympic sports: –
Type: New
Built: 2013-2017
Capacity: 1,000 Seats + 6,000 Standing
Course Length: 1,376.38m (Bobsleigh / Skeleton) / 1,344.08m (Luge Men) / 1,201.82m (Luge Women / Double)
Altitude Difference: 116.32m (Bobsleigh / Skeleton) / 117.12m (Luge Men) / 95.62m (Luge Women / Double)
Average Slope: 9.48% (Bobsleigh / Skeleton) / 9.69% (Luge Men) / 8.97% (Luge Women / Double)

 

Phoenix Snow Park (P,C)

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: –
Olympic sports: Freestyle Skiing, Snowboard
Paralympic sports: –
Type: Existing
Built: 1995
Renovated: 2015-2017
Capacity: 10,200 Seats + 7,800 Standing

 

Yongpyong Alpine Centre

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: –
Olympic sports: Alpine Skiing (Slalom & Giant Slalom)
Paralympic sports: –
Type: Existing
Built: 1998
Renovated: 2016-2017
Capacity: 2,500 Seats + 3,500 Standing

 

Jeongseon Alpine Centre

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: –
Olympic sports: Alpine Skiing (Downhill, Super G & Combined)
Paralympic sports: Para Alpine Skiing, Para Snowboard
Type: New
Built: 2014-2017
Capacity: 3,600 Seats + 2,900 Standing

 

2. Gangneung Coastal Cluster


Gangneung Olympic Park Google Earth, image © 2017 DigitalGlobe

 

Gangneung Hockey Centre

Cluster: Gangneung Coastal Cluster
Zone: Gangneung Olympic Park
Olympic sports: Ice Hockey
Paralympic sports: Ice Sledge Hockey
Type: New
Built: 2014-2017
Capacity: 10,000

 

Gangneung Oval

Cluster: Gangneung Coastal Cluster
Zone: Gangneung Olympic Park
Olympic sports: Speed Skating
Paralympic sports: –
Type: New
Built: 2014-2017
Capacity: 8,000

 

Gangneung Ice Arena

Cluster: Gangneung Coastal Cluster
Zone: Gangneung Olympic Park
Olympic sports: Short Track Speed Skating, Figure Skating
Paralympic sports: –
Type: New
Built: 2014-2016
Capacity: 12,000

 

Gangneung Curling Centre

Cluster: Gangneung Coastal Cluster
Zone: Gangneung Olympic Park
Olympic sports: Curling
Paralympic sports: Wheelchair Curling
Type: Existing
Built: 1998
Renovated: 2015-2017
Capacity: 3,500

 

Kwandong Hockey Centre

Cluster: Gangneung Coastal Cluster
Zone: –
Olympic sports: Ice Hockey
Paralympic sports: –
Type: New
Built: 2014-2017
Capacity: 6,000

 

3. Schematic Venue Maps


 

4. Slope characteristics


Photo by Paul on Flickr. (CC BY-SA 2.0)

 

Yongpyong Alpine Centre

Alpine Skiing
Competition Start Altitude Finish Altitude Vertical Drop Course Length
Giant Slalom 1380m 960m 420m 1254m
Slalom 1170m 955m 215m 586m
Alpine Team Event TBC 960m TBC TBC

 

Jeongseon Alpine Centre

Alpine Skiing
Competition Start Altitude Finish Altitude Vertical Drop Course Length
Downhill(M) 1370m 545m 825m 2852m
Super-G(M) 1195m 545m 650m 2217m
Alpine Combined(Super-G, M) 1195m 545m 650m 2217m
Alpine Combined(Slalom, M) 765m 545m 220m 608m
Downhill(W) 1275m 545m 730m 2499m
Super-G(W) 1110m 545m 565m 1982m
Alpine Combined(Super-G, W) 1110m 545m 565m 1982m
Alpine Combined(Slalom, W) 745m 545m 200m 528m

 

Phoenix Snow Park (P, C)

Freestyle Skiing
Competition Length Width Altitude Difference Average Slope
Moguls 235m (± 35m) 18m (Min) 110m (± 30m) 28° (± 4°)
Aerials About 141m 22m (Min) About 50m Inrun : 25° / Landing : 38°
Ski Cross (SX) 1050m (± 150m) 40m (Min) (6 ~ 16m for track) 130 ~ 250m 12° (± 2°)
Ski-Halfpipe (Ski-HP) 150m (Min) 19 ~ 22m 17° (Min)
Ski-Slopestyle(SS) 30m 150m (Min) 12° (Min)

 

Snowboard
Competition Length Width Altitude Difference Average Slope
Parallel Giant Slalom (PGS) 400 ~ 700m 40m (Min) 120 ~ 200m 16° (± 2°)
Snowboard Cross (SBX) 1050m (± 150m) 40m (Min) (6 ~ 16m for track) 130 ~ 250m 12° (± 2°)
Halfpipe (HP) 150m (Min) 19 ~ 22m 17° (Min)
Slopestyle (SBS) 30m 150m (Min) 12° (Min)

 

All data via The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games

 

5. Photo Galleries