In­cheon, South Korea

Win­ter Olympic torch on epic tour

The Week - Junior - - Around The World -

In Fe­bru­ary 2018, South Korea will host the Olympic Win­ter Games. Coun­tries will com­pete in sports in­clud­ing ski­ing, bob­sleigh and fig­ure skat­ing. The Win­ter Olympic torch was lit in Greece (the birth­place of the Olympic Games) on 24 Oc­to­ber, and ar­rived in South Korea for its fi­nal 100-day tour on 1 Novem­ber. It will travel 1,253 miles around South Korea, be­fore it is used to light the Olympic flame at the of­fi­cial open­ing cer­e­mony in Pyeongchang.

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