POSTED: April 28th 2014
Appointments

PyeongChang 2018: Gunilla Lindberg leads IOC Coordination Commission visit this week

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Coordination Commission led by IOC Executive Board member Gunilla Lindberg will be in PyeongChang, South Korea April 29-May1 to get updates on the progress of the preparations.

This time the presidents and general secretaries of the winter International Federations, will be attending the commission’s three day meetings. Following the handover in Sochi now the focus is totally on PyeongChang for what concerns the Winter Games.

The delegates will be targeting the progress in key areas including services to the athletes, National Olympic Committees, International Federations and media; sport; venues and infrastructure; transport; marketing; legacy; education; technology; culture; and the Paralympic Games.

On the 30th venue visits will be carried out in both the mountain cluster and the coastal cluster, including the sliding centre; the Olympic Villages; the international broadcast centre and main media centre; ice hockey 1; the curling centre; the speed skating venue; and the figure skating and short track venue.

On Thursday May 1st a press conference will be held to greet the media and give details of the report on the progress for the Winter Olympics. 

PyeongChang will host the Games February 9-25 in 2018 where seven Olympic sports will be contended. 



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