A year-round balmy climate is usually hardly conducive for skiing as well as ice-skating, however tropical countries are currently creating their presence felt in winter games.
Taking part for initially ever inside Winter Olympics Games are six countries — 5 of which are located in warmer climates: Ecuador, Eritrea, Malaysia, Nigeria as well as Singapore.
The athletes who are participating have one thing in common: Most of them are not based inside countries they are representing, as well as are training elsewhere.
Those 5 nations, along with Kosovo, are participants at the Winter Games, involving 92 countries as well as 3,000 athletes.
Here’s how these unlikely countries made This kind of to snowy Pyeongchang.