The 2018 Winter Olympic Games, also known as PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics is scheduled to take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea from 9 to 25 February 2018.
Over a period of 17 days, 102 events will be held in 7 different sports. Athletes from more than 90 countries are expected to participate in these Winter Olympic Games.
I am sure you might be searching for the Medals that will be awarded to winning athletes, their look and design.
The Medals of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics were inspired by Hangeul (Korean alphabet), Hanbok (Korean traditional clothing), and Hanok (Korean traditional houses), which are unique cultural assets of Korea.
These medals celebrate the hard work and dedication by the athletes and participants for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games.
PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games Medals :
Design of PyeongChang 2018 Medals :
Consonants in ‘평창동계올림픽(Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018)’, ‘ㅍ,ㅊ,ㄷ,ㄱ,ㅇ,ㄹ,ㅍ’ were stretched out and cut in the three dimensional shape of a cylinder to form the medal.
When viewed from the side, ‘ㅍㅇㅊㅇㄷㅇㄱㅇㄹㄹㅁㅍㄱ’ come together to spell ‘Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018’.
The strap for Olympic medal has been created using Hanbok, a traditional Korean fabric.
Hanok, traditional Korean houses, were the source of inspiration for the medals case.