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The PyeongChang Organizing Committee has named two Olympic gold medal-winning athletes as honorary "mayors" of the village throughout the period of the games.

Despite losing their place after failing to register, they were handed one quota place by the International Olympic Committee last month.

Olympics spokesperson Chung Geun-sik told Morning Post that they "don't expect the athletes to use them all".

Our Oh Soo-young has more.




Pyeongchang is going above and beyond to make sure that every athlete practices safe sex at the Winter Olympics. With a total of 2,925 athletes, that's about 37.6 each marking it the largest number of condoms distributed in the history of the Winter Olympics. Up to 8 people will stay in each house, sharing the rooms and facilities with athletes from the same country.

Catering to diverse needs, the village provides a dining area serving local and global cuisine all around the clock as well as a multi-faith center.

Moon expressed his gratitude to Trump for sending a high-ranking USA delegation, including Vice President Mike Pence, to the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics. "As mayor of the Olympic Village, I will do my best to communicate well with all the athletes and their entourages to provide best conditions during the period of the games".

As previously reported, in August 2017, on the eve of the ice show in Korea, the Kazakh athlete suffered an ankle injury but managed to recover for the Olympics.

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