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DTM “Passion Crew” in PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games


Those who watched the Winter Olympic Games might have seen the people who dressed in the same uniforms. They are called “Passion Crew”, the collective name chosen for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games workforce, including staff, volunteers, ceremonies cast, securities and contractors. During the Olympic Games, DTM graduates made a very positive contribution to the success of the Olympic Games as Passion Crew members.


Lisa Witter and Jiyoung Lee, 1st batch graduates, have worked at the NOC and NPC Services Department (NCS) in POCOG which serve as the primary liaison between NPCs and all POCOG functional areas. They have listened to the needs and interest of NOCs and NPCs and advocate for them within POCOG. Hyunwoo Lee, 2nd batch graduate, has also worked in the Ice Arena Venue Team of POCOG as a Deputy Venue Manager. He was responsible for implementing the operation plan for the assigned venue as well as supporting and directing a group of volunteers.



[Hyunwoo Lee and Quang Vinh Nguyen, 2nd batch graduates.]


[Quang Vinh Nguyen, right, with Merey Tan, 5th batch student, in the PyeongChang 2018.]


Quang Vinh Nguyen, 2nd batch graduate, was invited to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 as an International Doping Control Officer. During the game, he supervised the athletes through the sample collection session, performed the sample collection procedures in accordance with the IOC rules, and protected the Athlete’s right and responsibilities.


Enkhtsatsral Ulzii-Orshikh, 4th batch graduate, has worked as a NOC Assistant volunteer for the Team Mongolia. The role of NOC assistants is to help assigned team for everything they ask, attend the daily briefings, discuss the schedules with the team officials and prepare the plans for everyone. In the team Mongolia, there were total of 4 assistants, and she was the focal point of the volunteers.



[Enkhtsatsral Ulzii-Orshikh, second from the left, with the Mongolian NOC staffs and athletes.]


[Dream Together Master reunion in PyeongChang.]

As an internship offered by the Dream Together Master, Eduardo Butter Scofano and Juan José Carlos, 4th batch graduates were assigned to the Olympic Organizing Committee to support management of Gangneung villiage and devise a deployment plan of resources and human resources. During the game, they also carried out the sponsorship related supporting tasks.


[Juan José Carlos, 4th batch graduate, at PyeongChang Olympics.]


[Eduardo Butter Scofano, 4th batch graduate, at Gangneung Curling Center.]

Their participation and dedication were crucial to the success of the PyeongChang Olympics. In some ways, the real values of legacies have been left behind in their minds.