PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Numbers



A record seting Paralympic Winter Games has come to a close at PyeongChang 2018.

Here are all the breathtaking statistics from PyeongChang 2018 that you need to know. PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Wrap-up

PyeongChang 2018 saw the highest number of paralympians competing in the Paralympic Winter Games

Highest Number of Participants

PyeongChang 2018 sets the new record of participants from 48 NPCs and 1 NPA with 567 athletes.

Standout Countries

USA was the largest NPC with 68 athletes.

Republic of Korea participated in all 6 disciplines with 36 athletes. This was the
largest Winter Paralympic Republic of Korea team to date.

New Entries

Three NPCs made their debut in PyeongChang: DPRK, Georgia and Tajikistan.

More Events

There were a total of 80 events, 8 more events compared to the previous Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi.

Special Guests

There were a total of 29 dignitaries (minister level and above) from 20 countries, including IOC President Thomas Bach attendeding the Games.

Dedicated Personnel
There were a total of 51 RHBs with 2,213 personnel.

Impressive Ticket Target Achieved at the Paralympic Winter Games

157% of the ticket sales target sold (Target 220,000, Sales 345,000). Total sales revenue was 6.95 Billion Korean Won

Record Numbers of Visitors

There was a total of 742,000 visitors at 4 competition venues at PyeongChang 2018.

The highest number of visitors on March 10th with 99,000 visitors at Medal the Medal Plaza, and Gangneung Olympic Park.

Media
There were 51 Rights holding broadcasters for PyeongChang 2018. There was also production of 320 hour-long international ‘signals’ by OBS which is 7% more than Sochi 2014.
There were 814 Press from 29 countries across 270 media outlets.

Volunteers
There were 5,180 Volunteers involved in the Paralympic Games. Their service was integral to the success of PyeongChang 2018.

The Team that Brought You PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

330 deputy directors in probation from governments, 850 national technical officials (NTOs), and 2,000 personnel in transport services, security personnel from military, police and fire fighters, and shortterm secondees from central and regional governments

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