Pyeongchang wins the 2018 Winter Olympics

IOC President Rogge announces Pyeongchang as host for 2018 Winter Olympics
IOC President Rogge announces Pyeongchang as host for 2018 Winter Olympics (REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/Yonhap via Joongang Ilbo)

On Radio 4 this morning an Ex British Olympic chief tipped Pyeongchang to win the 2018 winter olympics by 10 votes today. #

The Korean delegation celebrates
The Korean delegation celebrates on the announcement that Pyeongchang will host the 2018 Winter Olympics (AP Photo/Jerome Delay via Yonhap/JoongAng Ilbo))

Congratulations to the bid team. BBC Sport – Pyeongchang will host the 2018 Winter Olympics http://bbc.in/nDPICE #

Kim Yu-na
Kim Yu-na dressed for business (Chosun Ilbo)

Inevitably, a lot of the attention became focussed on Kim Yu-na, “Kim Yu-na’s Pyeongchang fashion” being a popular search term according to the Chosun Ilbo.

Theresa Rah, Pyeongchang spokeswoman
Theresa Rah, Pyeongchang spokeswoman (Yonhap / Joongang Ilbo)

More of a surprise, the “fluent English presentation and natural charm” won Theresa Rah, the bid team spokeswoman, celebrity status according to the Joongang Ilbo

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