24, 2018, file photo, Gold medalist Lee Seung-hoon of South Korea celebrates on the podium of the men's mass start speedskating race at the Gangneung
Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung
, South Korea.
But today only the occasional elderly stroller passes through the Olympic park in Gangneung
, where the cavernous speed-skating arena stands dark and ice-less.
Located in Gangwon province east of Seoul, Gangneung
is a laid-back city bordered by mountains on one side and the sea on the other.
A KTX bullet train en route to Seoul derailed shortly after departing from Gangneung
with 198 passengers aboard Saturday morning, injuring fourteen passengers.
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.
Athletes performing in ice events such as hockey and skating will be accommodated in the Gangneung
Olympic Village, east of Pyeongchang.
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.
Figure 1 indicates Northeastern Asia including the study area near Gangneung
city (37[degrees]45,N, 128[degrees]54iE; 20 m height above Mean Sea Level) in the Korean eastern coastal region.
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.