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Pyeongchang, South Korea Wins Bid for 2018 Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang, South Korea has been awarded the 2018 Winter Olympic Games following a vote today from the International Olympic Committee in Durban, South Africa.


Pyeongchang beat out Annecy, France and Munich, Germany for the games after missing out on previous bids for to host the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics.


Pyeongchang, located in the Alpensia Mountains east of Seoul, had been considered the favorite heading into today’s vote.


The 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia.


Source: BTN

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