2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics, grand opening in Gangneung and Pyeongchang (comprehensive)

The 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games (hereinafter referred to as Gangwon 2024), which made use of the legacy of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, will be held simultaneously at the Gangneung Speed ​​Skating Rink and Pyeongchang Dome on the afternoon of the 19th, with an opening ceremony held simultaneously in Ewon, 14 days of competition. started. President Yoon Seok-yeol, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Chairman Thomas Bach, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yoo In-chon, and Gangwon 2024 Organizing Committee Representative Chairman Choi Jong-gu attended the opening ceremony held in Gangneung and welcomed future Olympians from around the world who visited Gangwon-do on behalf of their country. We encouraged their propaganda.

Athletes from 78 participating countries sat on both sides of a special stage installed in a straight line on the ice of the Gangneung Speed ​​Skating Rink, and the first cultural performance with the theme of ‘The Beginning of Passion’ was held in Gangwon, with a countdown and a strong beat of dance and music. The door to 2024 has opened.President Yoon and Chairman Bach waved and greeted the 9,000 spectators who filled the room, followed by the entry and hoisting of the national flag and the entrance of the athletes.Greece, where the modern Olympics were held for the first time, was the first to enter with its national flag, followed by Nigeria according to the order of Korean consonants. Unlike previous competitions where athletes came out all at once, this time, one flag bearer from each country or two male and female flag bearers walked around 슬롯게이밍 the center stage as if doing a fashion show, waving their national flags.

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