2018 By the Book: Cross Country, Ski Jumping, Biathlon

PyeongChang will use three existing venues for cross country, ski jumping and biathlon. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the competition venues of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

Norway'sTherese Johaug (L), Germany's Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle and Italy's Marianna Longa (R) compete in the women's Cross Country Skiing 4x5 km relay at Whistler Olympic Park during the Vancouver Winter Olympics on February 25, 2010.      AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Norway'sTherese Johaug (L), Germany's Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle and Italy's Marianna Longa (R) compete in the women's Cross Country Skiing 4x5 km relay at Whistler Olympic Park during the Vancouver Winter Olympics on February 25, 2010. AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

PyeongChang will use three existing venues for cross country, ski jumping and biathlon. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the competition venues of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

Annecy

Sport: Cross country skiing/ ski jumping

Venue: Nordic Center 1/Nordic Center 2

$29.6 million in permanent construction, $12.9 million in temporary construction

New venue

Sport: Biathlon

Venue: Biathlon Stadium

$1.4 million in permanent construction, $7.1 in temporary construction

Original construction date: 2010

Munich

Sport: Cross country skiing/biathlon

Venue: Schwaiganger Nordic Center

$31.6 million in temporary construction

New Venue

Sport: Ski jumping

Venue: Olympic Ski Stadium

$7.6 million in permanent construction, $5.2 million in temporary construction

Original construction date: 1921

PyeongChang

Sport: Cross country

Venue: Alpensia Nordic Center

$6 million in temporary construction

Original construction date: 1998

Sport: Ski jumping

Venue: Alpensia Jumping Park

$14 million in temporary construction

Original construction date: 2009

Sport: Biathlon

Venue: Alpensia Biathlon Center

$5.7 million in temporary construction

Original construction date: 1998

By the Book is a series of reports on the 2018 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

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