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PyeongChang Winter Olympics village best ever: IOC

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Feb 2018 12:00 AM GMT

Seoul, Feb 4: The Intertiol Olympic Committee on Sunday called the PyeongChang Winter Olympics games village one of the best ever.

IOC Members had unimously praised the work of the PyeongChang organising committee and the speed with which the work was being completed, IOC president Thomas Bach said at a press conference following a two-day long meeting of the organisation's executive board, reports Efe.

"The facilities overall are really excellent and this is particularly true for the Olympic villages. I had the opportunity to see both... ()... to my knowledge, in my experience, these villages are among the best that we have ever had in the Winter Games, if not the best," he said.

Bach said the board also discussed simplifying the process of nomition for future Olympics games, which would cut costs by around $1 billion for the Summer Games, and by $500 million for the Winter Games. IANS

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