PyeongChang 2018; Photo: Opening Ceremony for the Paralympic Winter Games in the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium

Seo Soonseok KOR and Kim EunJung KOR walk up the stairs to light the Paralympic Cauldron during the Opening Ceremony for the XII Paralympic Winter Games in the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, PyeongChang, South Korea, Friday 9th March 2018. Photo: Joel Marklund for OIS/IOC. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

PyeongChang 2018; Spectator Transportation Paralympic Games

Map: ©POCOG

 

Route NumberRoute MapOperating DateBus IntervalTime/Distance
TS 1Jinbu Station ~ Jeongseon Alpin Centre10~1810min25min/25km
TS 2Jinbu Station ~ Jinbu Bus Terminal9~1810min7min/2.4km
TS 3Jinbu Station ~ Alpensia Olympic Park10~14, 16~1810min21min/14km
TS 4Jeongseon Park & Ride ~ Jeongsoen Alpine Centre10~1810min13min/8.4km
TS 5Jeongseon Bus Terminal ~ Jeongseon Arari Park ~ Jeongseon Alpine Centre10~1810min24min/17km
TS 6Daegwallyeong Park & Ride ~ Alpensia Olympic Park10~145min11min/6.5km
TS 7Daegwallyeong Park & Ride ~ PyeongChang Olympic Plaza9~185min3min/2km
TS 8PyeongChang Olympic Plaza ~ Alpensia Olympic Park16~1810min9min/5km
TS 10North Gangneung Park & Ride ~ Gangneung Olympic Park9~185min12min/7.5m
TS 11Gangneung Station ~ Gangneung Olympic Park9~185min7min/2km
TS 11-1Gangneung Station Park & Ride ~ Gangneung Station ~ Gangneung Olympic Park (Fast Track Routes Mainly for People With Vulnerability)9~1815min10min/3.5km
TS 12Gangneung Bus Terminal ~ Gangneung Olympic Park9~1810min13min/7km
TS 20Jinbu Station ~ PyeongChang Olympic Plaza ~ Daegwallyeong Park & Ride9~1010min30min/17.2km
TS 21North Gangneung Park & Ride ~ Daegwallyeong Park & Ride9~1820min36min/41km

PyeongChang 2018; Facts & Figures Paralympic Games

The XII Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 is ready to take centre stage with the opening ceremony taking place today. You can read more about the venues of the Paralympic Games on this page.

 

Facts & Figures

  • 567 Athletes from 48 countries (biggest Winter Games yet)
  • New National Paralympic Committees: Georgia (2 athletes), North Korea (2 athletes) and Tajikistan (1 athlete)
  • 80 Medal events
  • Six sports: alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, Para ice hockey, snowboard and wheelchair curling.
  • Biggest delegation: USA (68 athletes)
  • Previous host cities: Örnsköldsvik 1976, Geilo 1980, Innsbruck 1984, Innsbruck 1988, Tignes/Albertville 1992, Lillehammer 1994, Nagano 1998, Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006, Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014.

 

Competing countries with the number of athletes

 

Excluded: Neutral Paralympic Athlete (30)

 

Data: International Paralympic Committee

PyeongChang 2018; Venues Paralympic Games

The 2018 Winter Paralympics, officially known as the XII Paralympic Winter Games, will be held in Pyeongchang from 9 to 18 March 2018.

As with the Olympic Games, the venues are divided over two clusters: a Mountain Cluster in PyeongChang and a Coastal Cluster in the coastal city of Gangneung.

 

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Venues PyeongChang Mountain Cluster


PyeongChang Olympic Stadium

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

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

PyeongChang Medal Plaza

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

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 

Alpensia Biathlon Centre

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: Alpensia Sports Park
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

 

Jeongseon Alpine Centre

Cluster: PyeongChang Mountain Cluster
Zone: –
Paralympic sports: Para Alpine Skiing, Para Snowboard
Type: New
Built: 2014-2017
Capacity: 3,600 Seats + 2,900 Standing

 

Venues Gangneung Coastal Cluster


Gangneung Hockey Centre

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

Photo: Martijn Giebels

 
Gangneung Curling Centre

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

Photo: Martijn Giebels