ALPINE SKIING, ETC. SCHEDULE CHANGE DUE TO EXTREME COLD AT SNOW SPORTS STADIUM

 As heavy snow followed by a cold wave came to Gangwon-do, where the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics (Gangwon 2024) will be held, some of the schedules for outdoor snow sports games were changed.The Gangwon 2024 Organizing Committee announced that the women’s alpine ski giant slalom, which was scheduled to be held at High1 Resort in Jeongseon, Gangwon-do, from 10 a.m. on the 23rd, will be postponed by 30 minutes and held from 10:30 a.m.

Then, the start time of the second period of the same event was postponed from 12:45 PM to 1:15 PM.The organizing committee explained that the game time was delayed due to lift operation delays due to weather. At the Alpensia Biathlon Center in Pyeongchang, the women’s biathlon 6 km sprint race was scheduled to be held from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm on this day, but the wind speed suddenly became stronger, the interval time was shortened, and the end time was moved to 2:40 pm.

According to the Korea Meteorological Administration’s Weather Nuri, as of 9:30 a.m. on this day, the temperature in the Alpensia area had dropped to -18 degrees Celsius, and the perceived temperature had dropped to around -27 degrees Celsius.High1 Resort is also recording a temperature of -17 degrees Celsius and a perceived temperature 토토 of -24 degrees Celsius.

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