PyeongChan 2018 PyeongChan 2018 PARALYMPIC GAMES

The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

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The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Games Period: 9 March 2018 - 18 March 2018 (10 days)
No. of participating countries: Over 50 countries
No. of participants: Over 1,500 (More than 690 athletes and 810 staff)
Venue cities: PyeongChang, Gangneung
Sports and venues: Five sports (Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, biathlon, wheelchair curling, ice sledge hockey)
  • Snow Sports: Pyeongchang (Alpensia, Yongpyong)
    • Alpensia: Cross country skiing, Biathlon
    • Yongpyong: Alpine skiing
  • Ice Sports: Gangneung (Wheelchair curling, Ice sledge hockey)
Types of Impairment: Five types (Loss of muscle power, loss or range of movement, co-ordination problems, loss of limb /limb deficiency and vision impairment)

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