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2018 Winter Olympics torch relay

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Host cityPyeongchang, South Korea
Countries visitedGreece, South Korea
Distance2,018 km
Torch bearers7,500
Start date24 October 2017 (2017-10-24)
End date9 February 2018 (2018-02-09)

The 2018 Winter Olympics torch relay was ran from October 24, 2017 until February 9, 2018, in advance of the 2018 Winter Olympics. After being lit in Olympia, Greece, the torch traveled to Athens on 31 October.[1] The torch began its Korean journey on 1 November, visiting all Regions of Korea. The Korean leg began in Incheon: the torch travelled across the country for 101 days. 7,500 relay runners participated in the torch relay over a distance of 2,018 km. The torchbearers each carried the flame for 200 metres. The relay ended in Pyeongchang's Olympic Stadium, the main venue of the 2018 Olympics.[2] The final torch was lit by figure skater Yuna Kim.

Route in Greece

Route in South Korea

2018 Winter Olympics torch
2018 Winter Olympics torch
PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Torch Relay in Paju
PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Torch Relay in Paju
November 1
01. Incheon
November 2
02. Jeju
November 3
03. Seogwipo
November 4-6
04. Busan
November 8-10
05. Ulsan
November 11
06. Gimhae
November 12
07. Geoje
November 13
08. Tongyeong
November 14
09. Changwon
November 15
10. Miryang
11. Changnyeong
November 16
12. Sacheon
13. Jinju
November 18
14. Gwangyang
November 19
15. Yeosu
November 20
16. Suncheon
November 21
17. Gangjin
18. Jangheung
19. Jindo
20. Sinan
21. Mokpo
November 22
22. Naju
23. Hwasun
November 24-26
24. Gwangju
November 27
25. Damyang
26. Gokseong
November 28
27. Namwon
November 29
28. Imsil
November 30
29. Muju
December 1
30. Jeonju
December 2
31. Iksan
December 3
32. Gunsan
December 5
33. Buyeo
December 6
34. Taean
35. Hongseong
December 7
36. Dangjin
37. Seosan
December 8
38. Gongju
December 9-11
39. Daejeon
December 13-14
40. Sejong
December 16
41. Asan
December 17
42. Cheonan
December 18-19
43. Cheongju
December 20
44. Jincheon
December 21
45. Chungju
December 23
46. Danyang
December 24
47. Yeongju
December 25
48. Bonghwa
December 26
49. Andong
December 27
50. Gumi
December 29-31
51. Daegu
January 1
52. Pohang
January 2
53. Gyeongju
January 5
54. Suwon
January 6
55. Yongin
January 7
56. Gwangju
January 8
57. Seongnam
January 10-12
58. Incheon
January 13-16
59. Seoul
January 18
60. Goyang
January 19
61. Paju
January 20
62. Yeoncheon
January 21
63. Cheorwon
January 22
64. Hawacheon
January 23
65. Yanggu
January 25
66. Inje
January 26
67. Goseong
January 27
68. Sokcho
January 28
69. Yangyang
January 29
70. Chuncheon
January 30
71. Hongcheon
January 31
72. Hoengseong
February 2
73. Wonju
February 3
74. Yeongwol
February 4
75. Taebaek
February 5
76. Samcheok
February 6
77. Donghae
February 7
78. Jeongseon
February 8
79. Gangneung
February 9
80. Pyeongchang

References

  1. ^ "Exclusive: First Greek Torchbearer for Pyeongchang 2018 named". Inside the Games. Inside the Games. 16 October 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Olympic Flame for PyeongChang 2018 starts Journey on October 24". POCOG. PyeongChang 2018. 17 April 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2017.[dead link]
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