YOG – Host Selection 2024; IOC Opens “Targeted Dialogue” with the Korean Sport & Olympic Committee (KOC)

Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza – Photo by Martijn Giebels

 

Press release by the International Olympic Committee:

IOC to study proposal from Korean Sport and Olympic Committee for 4th Winter Youth Olympic Games 2024

After receiving a compelling proposition, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today accepted the recommendation of the Future Host Commission for the Olympic Winter Games to initiate a targeted dialogue with the Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KOC) for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 2024.

In line with the proposals for future host elections approved by the IOC Session in June, the IOC had already been open to opportunities for the Winter Youth Olympic Games 2024. The proposal from the KOC and Gangwon Province also has support from the National Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the cities of PyeongChang and Gangneung.

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PyeongChang 2018; Post-Games use of venues – One Year On

VenueTypeOwnerPost-Games Use
Alpensia Ski Jumping CentreExistingGangwon Development CorporationVenue for national and international winter sport events. Training facility for national athletes. Public leisure facility.
Alpensia Cross-Country CentreExistingGangwon Development CorporationVenue for national and international winter sport events. Training facility for national athletes. Public leisure facility.
Alpensia Biathlon CentreExistingGangwon Development CorporationVenue for national and international winter sport events. Training facility for national athletes. Public leisure facility.
Olympic Sliding CentreNewGangwon Development Corporation (for at least one year)Long-term plans are yet to be finalised.
Phoenix Snow ParkExisting-Ski resort.
Jeongseon Alpine CentreTemporary-Will be dismantled to restore the mountain facility to its original state.
Yongpyong Alpine CentreExisting-Ski resort.
Kwandong Hockey CentreNewKwandong Catholic UniversityMulti-sports and educational facility.
Gangneung Curling CentreExisting-Multi-purpose sports venue and youth club centre.
Gangneung Hockey CentreNewGangwon Development Corporation (for at least one year)Currently in use as a venue for ice hockey. Long-term plans are yet to be finalised.
Gangneung Ice ArenaNewGangneung CityMulti-sports facility for the public (after transformation).
Gangneung OvalNewGangwon Development Corporation (for at least one year)Long-term plans are yet to be finalised.
Gangneung Yeongdong Short Track Training VenueNewGangneung Yeongdong UniversityMulti-purpose facility.
PyeongChang Olympic StadiumNew + TemporaryThe Ministry of Culture, Sport and TourismOlympic Memorial Hall (to be opened in 2020).
PyeongChang Olympic & Paralympic VillageNew-Sold to private sector (housing).
Gangneung Olympic & Paralympic VillageNew-Sold to private sector (housing).
Gangneung Media VillageNew-Sold to private sector (housing).
POCOG Headquarters-Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KSOC)Winter sports training centre.
IBCNewThe Ministry of Culture, Sport and TourismNational archive and cultural space (completion in 2023).

Source: One year on, legacy vision for PyeongChang 2018 venues is taking shape [IOC], February 2019

 

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PyeongChang 2018; Gangneung Yeongdong Short Track Training Venue

Location (Campus Gangneung Yeongdong University)

 

Photos

Photo: Gangneung Yeongdong University (link)

 

Screen capture video KBS News on Youtube (link)

 

 

Facts & Figures

Cluster: Gangneung Coastal Cluster
Zone: –
Built: 2016-2017
PyeongChang 2018: Short Track Training Venue
Post-Games use: Multi-purpose facility for the Gangneung Yeongdong University

PyeongChang 2018; “Behind the Scenes” videos by the IOC

The International Olympic Committee has uploaded a new series of videos about a variety of subjects. They all give an interesting look behind the scenes at an event of enormous scale.

All links refer to YouTube

 

The Venue Concept Strategy

Press Operations – Media Village

Engagement

Building Event Capability within an OCOG

Olympic Family Services

People Management

Olympic Airport Operations

Press Operations – Olympic Information Services (OIS)

The PyeongChang 2018 Games Experience

The PyeongChang 2018 Spectator Experience

PyeongChang 2018 Technology Overview Film

Games Operational Readiness

Transport Services Design

Daily schedule of activities (C3 forums)

Venue Communications Center – VCC

The medals plaza ceremonies

The Critical Role of Radio Communications (TEC)

Telecoms Networks at the Olympic Games – Fixed & Mobile (TEC)