Choi Jong-sik, 64, stands in front of his restaurant in Pyeongchang, South Korea. After two straight balmy Olympics where some might have wondered if it was even winter, let alone the world’s pre-eminent freeze-dependent sporting event, athletes and visitors alike will finally experience a no-joke chill in their bones in Pyeongchang. Photo: AP

The big Winter Olympics freeze is back: trouble ahead with Pyeongchang ‘just too cold for outsiders’

Temperatures in mountainous Pyeongchang drop to -18 degrees Celsius with six people treated for hypothermia after recent pop concert at open-air Olympic Stadium

Topic |   Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

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Choi Jong-sik, 64, stands in front of his restaurant in Pyeongchang, South Korea. After two straight balmy Olympics where some might have wondered if it was even winter, let alone the world’s pre-eminent freeze-dependent sporting event, athletes and visitors alike will finally experience a no-joke chill in their bones in Pyeongchang. Photo: AP
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