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Fig. 8: Bobsleigh a Fig. 7: Bird’s-eye view of the sliding track t the track on test event HONORABLE MENTION Project Name 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Sliding Track Project Location PyeongChang, South Korea Shotcrete Contractor Daesang E&C General Contractor Daelim Co. Architect/Engineer Daesang E&C Material Suppliers/Manufacturers Daesang E&C | Putzmeister Shotcrete Technology* Project Owner Gangwon-do Province *Corporate Member of the American Shotcrete Association required several trials to get an approval and host the Winter Olympic Games. The sliding track was constructed by Daesang E&C Co. LTD with help and consultation from Prof. Kyong-Ku Yun at Kangwon National University and Dr. D. R. Morgan from Canada, respectively. With this level of cooperation and learning from previous similar shotcrete projects, the Korean sliding track for the 2018 Winter Olympics was constructed smoothly with shotcrete placement of highquality and durable concrete with a minimum of formwork and in a short period of time (Fig. 6-8). Kyong-Ku Yun is a Professor at Kangwon National University Chuncheon-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea. He received his PhD from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, in 1995. His research interests include shotcrete and concrete materials. Recently, he has been heavily involved in shotcrete research and has consulted on the shotcrete material and overall procedures for this rehabilitation project. Yong-Gon Kim is CEO of Daesang E&C, a leading Korean company for shotcrete research and application. He received his PhD from Kangwon National University in 2010, with an emphasis on latex-modified concrete and steel fiberreinforced concrete. His research interests include shotcrete application. Kyu-Woon Lee is a Director General of Construction at Gangwon Headquarters for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. He is an inspector and is responsible for this Sliding Track project. 54 Shotcrete | Winter 2017 www.shotcrete.org


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