Eight years after Kim Yu Na stood on top of the podium in Vancouver, a total of 102 gold medal events will be contested at the Pyeongchang Winter Games in her home country.

Here is a look at the excitement building throughout South Korea ahead of the Olympics that will be held from Feb. 9 to 25.

People get a sense of winter sports like skiing and snowboarding in the host city.

A ski jump-themed installation is on display at Seoul station.

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympic gold medal.

The official Pyeongchang Olympic mascots are a white tiger named "Soohorang" and an Asiatic black bear named "Bandabi."

A monument symbolizing ice sports has been placed at the Olympic park in Pyeongchang.

The Olympics bring excitement to people of all ages.

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