Pyeongchang 2018's Jeongseon Alpine Centre has been declared ready to host an International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup event next month.
Pyeongchang 2018 today claimed that the Jeongseon Alpine Centre is ready for competition ahead of next month’s International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Skiing World Cup, a test event for the Winter Olympic Games.
Alpine skiing test events for Pyeongchang 2018 to go ahead as planned despite venue fears, FIS confirm
The alpine skiing test events for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will go ahead as planned from February 6 to 7 after a deadline for construction progress at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre was met, a spokesperson for the International Ski Federation (FIS) has told insidethegames.
No plans to move Alpine skiing events despite pressure from leading environmental group, Pyeongchang 2018 insist
Pyeongchang 2018 vice-president Young-jin Kwak dismissed concerns over their removal of "sacred" trees in order to build a ski run for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, remaining adamant there were no plans to move the venue despite mounting protests from a leading South Korean environmental group.
Environmental campaign group Green Korea United have launched a scathing attack on Pyeongchang 2018 for destroying “sacred” trees in order to build a ski run for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.