Olympic alpine skiing champion Lindsey Vonn was appointed an honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games today.
The American skier is the first international athlete to be named an honorary spokesperson for the first Winter Games to be held in South Korea.
Current and former South Korean athletes serving in the role are Olympic figure skating champ Kim Yu-na, former Olympic speed skater Lee Kyou-hyuk and Major League Baseball outfielder Choo Shin-soo.
Vonn, 30, is among the most decorated skiers in history. She won the gold medal in downhill at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, becoming the first American woman to do so. She also has two world titles, four overall World Cup titles and 67 individual World Cup victories.
Source: Busan eFM News
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