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Where and when Olympiad

Games will be formally opened on 9 February, however, the events start a day earlier on February 8, began qualification in the Curling and ski jumping. The Olympics will end on February 25 — this day, in addition to the closing ceremony, will be held men’s hockey final, the last competition in Curling and bobsled and women’s ski marathon.

Olympics for the first time in history will take Korean Pyeongchang-gun — Koreans claimed the Games in 2010 and 2014, but lost to Vancouver and Sochi respectively, and only the third application of Pyeongchang was the winner . Korea has winter Games for the first time, and for the whole continent it was a rather unusual experience to that of the Asian countries, only Japan held the winter Olympics, however, doing it twice (в1972 and 1998)

How many and which sports will be played medals

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