2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics, torch tour begins 100 days ahead of opening

 The ‘G(Game)-100’ event, announcing the start of the torch tour with the people’s desire to hold a successful event ahead of the 100th day before the opening of the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games, was held at Seoul Plaza in Jung-gu, Seoul on the afternoon of the 11th. It was held in

Attending the commemorative event to wish the success of the event were Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yoo In-chon, Gangwon Special Self-Governing Province Governor Kim Jin-tae, Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon, Gangwon 2024 co-organizing committee chairs Jin Jong-oh and Lee Sang-hwa, and Gangwon 2024 public relations ambassadors Kim Yu-na, Yoon Seong-bin, Kim Ye-ri and Park Jae-min, attending to garner public attention. I pulled it up.

The 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics, which will continue the legacy of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, will be held in Pyeongchang, Gangneung, Jeongseon, and Hoengseong in Gangwon-do from January 19 to February 1 next year.

1,900 athletes from over 80 countries around the world will compete in 7 events and 15 sports. In addition, we take the lead in promoting camaraderie and spreading the Olympic spirit through various cultural experiences and educational programs, which are the core values ​​of the Youth Olympic Games.

The highlight of the day’s event was the promotion of the torch tour.

The torch, which was lit in Greece, the birthplace of the modern Olympics, on the 3rd, arrived in Korea on the 8th after being relayed within Greece.

Seongbin Yoon, the skeleton gold medalist at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, announced to the public the start of the torch tour with five athletes: Jiwon Park (short track), Jongwon Lee (track and field), Seungju Yang (track and field), Seojin Yoon (figure skating), and Jaehwan Jae (bobsleigh). .

Co-chairmen Jin Jong-oh and Lee Sang-hwa moved the embers먹튀검증 from the torch lamp to the first torch, and each ignitor delivered the light of hope through the torch.

Next, promotional ambassador Yuna Kim used the catchphrase ‘Let’s shine together!’, which means ‘informing youth about the joy of sports and helping them shine through growth.’ SHINE TOGETHER!’ was introduced.

The flame of the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games, which departed Seoul Plaza with the declaration of departure, traveled for 80 days to Busan (October 14), Sejong (October 25), Jeju (October 28), and Gwangju (November 4). ) and other major cities across the country and 18 cities and provinces in Gangwon-do.

After the national relay, a special torch tour to visit the underprivileged will continue from December 29 to January 18, 2014, the day before the opening of the competition.Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yoo In-chon said, “‘Gangwon 2024’ will become a platform for youth around the world to unite and cooperate for a better world.” “We will prepare thoroughly for the remaining period. We ask for the interest and support of the entire public 50 days before the event, 10 days before the event, and until the opening ceremony.”Co-Chairmen Jin Jong-oh and Lee Sang-hwa promised to do their best to make the competition a success, saying, “We will create a competition where young people can realize their dreams and passion.”






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