Gangneung


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Gangneung

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Kangnung

(gäng`no͝ong`), city (1993 pop. 151,921), Gangwon (Kangwon) prov., NE South Korea, a port on the Sea of Japan (or East Sea). An agricultural center with a silk weaving industry, Gangneung is famed for its beautiful scenery; Gyeongpo provincial park and Odaesan national park are nearby.
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The cultural side events of the Paralympics will kick off with a show at Saimdang Hall of the Gangneung Arts Center in Gangneung, some 215 kilometers east of Seoul, at 7 p.
Hungary's Sandor Liu Shaolin celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 5,000m relay short track speed skating A final event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 22, 2018.
At the Gangneung Ice Arena, the venue for figure skating and short track speed skating, a tent set up for security screenings lay flat on the pavement.
A pair of smiling North Korean skaters has carried out lifts and death spirals during practices ahead of the Winter Olympics, drawing applause from spectators at Gangneung Ice Arena.
Athletes performing in ice events such as hockey and skating will be accommodated in the Gangneung Olympic Village, east of Pyeongchang.
7km Wonju - Gangneung section of the Gyeonggang Line.
This isn't lost on Gangwon province, which governs Pyeongchang and nearby Gangneung, a seaside city that will host Olympic skating and hockey events.
ISLAMABAD -- The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games ceremonies will be held in Pyeongchang rather than nearly city of Gangneung, announced the South Korean government Thursday.
2 (BNA) Two F 5F fighter jets crashed into a mountain near Gangneung, about 237 kilometers east of Seoul, during a training mission on Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.
KT Corporation, a Korean service provider, has used Firetide equipment to deploy a metropolitan wireless mesh network in a popular Korean holiday destination, bringing free Internet access and enabling a city-wide sensor network in Gangneung City and the nearby Gyeongpo Beach area.
A new municipal wireless network now brings advanced technologies to citizens and visitors of the Gangneung City and Gyeongpo Beach areas, the second largest tourist beach in Korea.
854 seconds at Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung, with Wu Dajing of China winning the gold with a world record time of 39.