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South Korea's Pyeongchang Awarded 2018 Winter Olympics

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Pyeongchang has been awarded the 2018 Winter Olympics by the International Olympic Committee.  It was facing off against Munich, Germany and Annecy, France. Congratulations to South Korea!!!

Pyeongchang narrowly lost the 2014 and 2010 Winter Olympics votes, so this has been awhile coming for the city.  the city apparently had received the most votes in the first couple of rounds of prior bids but eventually lost to Vancouver and Sochi, Russia in the end.  But not this year!  The games will mark the first time South Korea has hosted the winter games.

I'm sure the games will be great.  And there's a full seven years for fans to convince Yu-na Kim to compete!