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PyeongChang aims for multi-faceted legacy

Chief among the PyeongChang post-Games objectives is the ongoing drive to encourage more youngsters, particularly girls, to take up winter sports and to instil Olympic values in them, a goal it is pursuing through the Olympic Education Programme. Other such initiatives include Gangwon Province’s Dream Programme, the Gangneung City-based “One Ice Sport” programme and the Korea Winter Sports Fostering Project.

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Legacies of Seoul 1988 live on

Put quite simply, the Olympic Games Seoul 1988 had a transformational effect on the host city and the Republic of Korea as a whole. As well as boosting the country’s global standing and improving international relations, the Games of the XXIV Olympiad showcased Korean culture to the wider world, triggered significant and lasting urban regeneration in the country’s capital city, and engendered a renewed sense of civic and national pride, creating a spirit of confidence that can still be felt today, 30 years on.

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