Vonn named honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang Olympics

Vonn named honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang Olympics
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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean Olympic organizers have appointed U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. Vonn is the first foreign individual selected for the role and she joins a list of high-profile South Korean sports stars including former Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yu-na and Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, Pyeongchang’s organizing committee said Wednesday. “My goal for my entire career is to promote skiing, not just in America but across the world. It’s an amazing sport,” Vonn said in a news conference in Seoul. Vonn, 30, an Olympic …

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