PyeongChang, South Korea, will host the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games with the 17 days of Olympic competition set to take place from Feb. 9-25. More than 2,800 athletes from more than 85 nations are expected to participate in 15 sport disciplines.

The 2018 Games marks the second time South Korea will welcome the world’s greatest athletes, having previously hosted the Olympic Games in 1988. Japan is the only other Asian country to have hosted the Olympic Winter Games in both 1972 (Sapporo) and 1998 (Nagano).

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By the Numbers
2,800 athletes
More than 85 National Olympic Committees 
102 medal events
7 sports, 15 disciplines
17 competition days
12 competition venues
3 zones (PyeongChang, Gangneung and Jeongseon)