Why are Winter Olympics not held in the Southern Hemisphere?
– Lack of interest among local populations
– Lack of snow
– Inadequate facilities
– Unstable local governments
Lack of snow
The Olympic Winter Games is a major international sporting event held once every four years, for sports practiced on snow and ice. The first Winter Olympics, the 1924 Winter Olympics, was held in Chamonix, France.
Stadium: Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium
Motto: Passion. Connected. Korean: 하나된 열정. (Hanadoen Yeoljeong)
Host city: Pyeongchang, South Korea
Nations participating: 90 (estimated)
Opening ceremony: 9 February (2 months from now)
Closing ceremony: 25 February