PyeongChang 2018 president Heebeom Lee confidently talked about the mountain resort area being a “reliable host” for the Winter Olympics at last week’s World Press Briefing. However, a dark cloud has unexpectedly enveloped the South Korea city.
An International Olympic Committee official from China was found dead on Friday, the last day of the World Press Briefing for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday.
Police said the 62-year-old IOC official was discovered in his hotel room around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, the last day of PyeongChang 2018’s week-long conference with members of the media, national organization committees and IOC from around the world. The World Press Briefing comprised day-long logistics presentations and tours of the competition venues and accommodations.
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