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2013 FINAL LEG - KOREA

The 2013 Final Leg Team assembled at the Hilton Grand Hotel, Seoul on Monday, 21 January 2013 to prepare for nine days of hard work, excitement and fun as the Flame of Hope was carried across the length and breadth of Korea in the lead up to the Opening Ceremony of the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in PyeongChang on Tuesday, 29 January 2013.

The team of 131 people comprised Torch Runners and Team Leaders from 18 countries, Special Olympics athletes from Australia, Austria, Canada, New Zealand and the United States as well as support staff from around the world.


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Route 1 (Teams 1 to 5) visited the following towns and cities:

SEOUL - PAJU - INCHEON
SUWON - ASAN - GONGJU - GUNSAN
MUAN - NAJU - GWANGJU - JEONJU
DAEJEON - HONGSEONG - HONGCHEONG - CHUNCHEON
CHEORWON - HWACHEON - YANGGU - INJE
GOSEONG - SOKCHO - PYEONGCHANG


Route 2 (Teams 6 to 10) visited the following towns and cities:

SEOUL - CHEONGJU
ANDONG - DAEGU - GYEONGJU - ULSAN
CHANGWON - GIMHAE - BUSAN
JEJU - WONJU - YEONGWOL
CHEORWON - TAEBAEK - SAMCHEOK - DONGHAE
GANGNEUNG - YANGYANG - PYEONGCHANG


Final Leg Team Profiles
(Click on the Team Photoboard to download)
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