The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea from 9th February. The Olympic Games schedule has been made public and in less than a month, the talented athletes from different countries will be battling against each other.
Setting of New Records
The 2018 Olympic Games is setting new records because this is the first time that a black woman has qualified for Team USA. Maame Biney has made a place for herself in Team USA’s short-track speed skating. A new event for the winter will has also been introduced at this Olympic Games.
By going through the list mentioned below, you will get an idea about the events which should not miss at any cost.
The Olympics opening ceremony is similar to the Oscars because it is going to be an important topic of discussion. The ceremony will be taking place at the 35,000 seat stadium which has been constructed especially for the Olympic Games. The ceremony will be two –hour long and will feature all the traditions which can be associated with the Olympic Games. The lighting of the torch and the parade of the participants are the main attractions of the opening ceremony.
Mass Start Speed Skating
The super-talented athletes who take part in this category can balance themselves in the snow and can sprint four hundred meters effortlessly. This year, all the twenty-four participants will start the sixteen laps at the same time.
Men’s Singles Figure Skating
Ice skating forms a major part of the Winter Olympic Games and you should watch the performance of Nathan Chen, who is an eighteen-year old boy representing USA.
Round-Robin curling has become a favorite underdog sport and it is quite similar to shuffleboard. Ten national teams will be participating for this event and you will surely have a wonderful time watching them perform.
Women’s Slalom Skiing
The skiing events are quite interesting to watch and this Olympic Games will perhaps be the last performance of American Lindsey Vonn. She is the most successful women in ski racing. She claims that she will be representing the people of her country and not the President.