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Graphic shows the event pictograms for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games. Each sport, and the symbol for the opening and closing ceremonies, has three versions.


Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic pictograms

By Ninian Carter

February 9, 2018 - February 25, 2018 - South Korea is hosting the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The 24 sporting competitions across the 15 disciplines of the Olympic Winter Games are represented by 24 pictograms. The design for the pictograms is based on the Korean alphabet - Hangeul, a system of letters unique to Korea with 16 vowels and 14 consonants. For the design of the pictograms, four consonants and three vowels were selected together with the representative pose for each sport.

Alpine Skiing (speed)
Alpine Skiing (technical)
Cross-Country Skiing
Figure Skating
Freestyle Skating Aerials
Freestyle Skiing Halfpipe
Freestyle Skiing Moguls
Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle
Freestyle Skiing Ski Cross
Ice Hockey
Nordic Combined
Short Track Speed Skating
Ski Jumping
Snowboard Big Air
Snowboard Cross
Snowboard Halfpipe
Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom
Snowboard Slopestyle
Speed Skating

PUBLISHED: 01/08/2017; STORY: Graphic News
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