PYEONGCHANG 2018 DAY BY DAY
A RECORD TOTAL OF 102 GOLD MEDALS WILL BE AWARDED IN 15 DISCIPLINES ON SNOW AND ICE AT PYEONGCHANG 2018. HERE IS OUR DAY-BY-DAY PREVIEW OF WHAT YOU CAN LOOK FORWARD TO.
THURSDAY 8 FEBRUARY
The sporting action begins on the eve of the Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, with the qualifying rounds of the all new mixed doubles curling event, while the men’s normal-hill ski jumpingcompetition also gets under way.
FRIDAY 9 FEBRUARY
Though the high point of the day will of course be the Opening Ceremony at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, there is also plenty of sporting action on offer, with the opening round of the mixed doubles curling, the qualification rounds of the men’s and women’s moguls in freestyle skiing, and the start of the team figure skating competition.
SATURDAY 10 FEBRUARY
The first gold medal of PyeongChang 2018 will be awarded in the afternoon, in the women’s cross-country skiathlon, where Norway’s Marit Bjørgen will be looking for her third title in the event. Also on the medal trail today will be short-track speed skaters (men’s 1,500m), speed skaters (women’s 3,000m), biathletes(women’s 7.5km sprint) and ski jumpers (men’s normal hill).