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Harjinder Singh appointed as Chef de Mission for Winter Olympics 2018

The Indian Olympic Association appointed Harjinder Singh as the Chef De Mission for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February 2018.
  • Harjinder Singh currently holds the post of general secretary in the Ice Hockey Association of India.
  • The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games is scheduled to take place from 9 to 25th February in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
  • The motto of this 23rd Winter Olympic Games is “Passion. Connected”
  • These will be South Korea's second Olympic Games and its first Winter Games.
  • Seoul hosted the Summer Games in 1988. Pyeongchang will be the third Asian city to host the Winter Games; the first two were in Japan.
  • The elected host city was announced on 6 July 2011 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after the 123rd IOC Session in Durban, South Africa. Pyeongchang won its bid on the first round of voting.
  • Over 90 nations will be participating in the Winter Olympics.
Harjinder Singh appointed as Chef de Mission for Winter Olympics 2018 Harjinder Singh appointed as Chef de Mission for Winter Olympics 2018 Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on January 12, 2018 Rating: 5

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