Pléiades and the winter sports facilities
The sports facilities for the 2018 Winter Olympics have been built or equipped on four sites within South Korea’s Pyeongchang district. Immediately following the first snowfall, Pléiades observed the three sites for the Nordic, alpine and ice sports events. It also mapped the numerous ice sports structures in the town of Gangneung.
The sports facilities of the Alpensia Resort are ready to host Nordic, alpine and ice sports events.
Four of the five facilities for ice sports for the 2018 Winter Olympics have been completed at Gangneung in South Korea.
An altitude drop of more than 800 m is required for downhill ski events, over a length of 3.5 km. The Jeongseon Alpine Centre is also equipped to organise the Super-G and combined events.
Freestyle skiing and snowboard competitors will dazzle spectators worldwide from the slopes of Bokwang Phoenix Park, one of the ski resorts closest to Seoul, the South Korean capital.