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Rogge wraps up 1st trip to Pyeongchang with praise

Updated: February 1, 2013, 6:46 AM ET
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea -- IOC President Jacques Rogge has wrapped up his first visit to Pyeongchang with praise for the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Rogge said Friday in Seoul that Pyeongchang has state-of-the-art facilities and will grow into a hub for winter sports in Asia.

Rogge visited Pyeongchang and its co-host city of Gangneung after arriving in South Korea on Wednesday.

Pyeongchang, located in the mountains east of Seoul, defeated Munich and Annecy, France, in the IOC ...

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