Netherlands Embassy in Seoul, South Korea

Dutch athletes to participate in World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships in Gangneung

From 9 to 12 February, the World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships will be held at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung. This is a test event for PyeongChang Olympic Games organized by the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to smooth out operations in advance of the Olympic Games.

The Netherlands will also take part in the games. Participating Dutch athletes are Sven Kramer, Jorrit Bergsma, Jan Blokhuijsen, Koen Verweij, Marrit Leenstra and Ireen Wust.

Tickets are free of charge, but they must be reserved in advance and picked up at the venue on the event days. You can refer to the following link for ticket information.

http://ticket.interpark.com/Contents/Promotion/PyeongChang?SportsItem=ss&Language=en

Detailed information on the game schedule as well as the venue can be found in the attachment.

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