Kim Yu-na, Durban's Presenter
PyeongChang 2018 Bid Committee has decided to send a delegation including Cho Yang-ho, head of the bidding committee, on 27th to present at the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) General Assembly held in Lomé, Togo.
Park Yong-sung, president of the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC), Kim Yu-na, an Olympic gold medalist in ladies' figure skating, and Na Seong-yeon, the committee's spokesperson, will join Mr.cho in making presentation about how PyeongChang is well suited to hold 2018 Winter Olympics. Kim Yu-na was supposed to fly to Durban, South Africa, next month with the main delegation on a chartered plane, but as her technical briefing at Lausanne, Switzerland was well received, it was decided that the figure skater would attend this general assembly. Also, to prepare for a visit to Togo, it was said that she got 4 innoculation shots, including one for yellow fever. To successfully win the bid, PyeongChang Bid Committee's advance delegation composed of 9 people, including Kim Dae-hyun, the planning director, and Oh Won-jong, the strategic planning manager, left on 26th. Upon the arrival the Durban, they will inspect the committee headquarters and IOC conference room so that the main delegation can get to work as soon as they arrive on July, 1st.