2018 Winter Olympics Announcement: Why Pyeongchang Will Be a Great Host City

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2018 Winter Olympics Announcement: Why Pyeongchang Will Be a Great Host City
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After two previous bids to host the Olympic Games, South Korea's Pyeongchang was selected to be the host city of the 2018 Olympic Games.

The 2018 games will be the first ever to be held in South Korea, and comes on the heels of two crushing defeats in 2010 and 2014. 

However, losing out on the games the last two opportunities may have been a blessing in disguise for South Korea.

In the last 10 years or so, Pyeongchang has been preparing for an eventual winning bid and, as a result, will provide one of the most prepared and most organized plans for the Winter Games.

Pyeongchang's preparation isn't the only thing that makes this city a great fit for the 2018 Winter Olympics though.

Here are three reasons South Korea will make a great host country.

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