|Pyeongchang to hand in plan for hosting 2014 winter Olympics
[ 2007-01-09 09:25 ]
Pyeongchang to hand
in plan for hosting 2014 winter Olympics
South Korea will submit its plan to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games to the
International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Switzerland early this week.
Pyeongchang will submit their
detailed host plan to the IOC on Wednesday. Pyeongchang mayor Kwon Hyuck-seung
and a Gangwon Province official are to depart for Lausanne, Switzerland, on
"The draft plan for the Winter Olympic covers virtually
all topics of the Games, such as sports facilities, accommodations and
procedures for the opening and closing events," said Kim Man-ki, a spokesman for
the Pyeongchang Bid Committee.
The city, 150km east of the capital city Seoul, is
competing with Salzburg, Austria, and Sochi, a town on Russia's Black Sea, which
were officially put on a shortlist as candidate
cities by the IOC last year.
Pyeongchang lost its bid for the 2010 Winter Olympics in
An IOC inspection delegation will visit Pyeongchang on