The Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will be held in Beijing and Zhangjiakou, Hebei, from the 4th to 20th of February, 2022. Although the raging pandemic last year challenged the preparations for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, China still managed to complete all 12 competition venues and released Olympic symbols for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics. In order to have a streamlined, safe and splendid Games, the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will work closely with the IOC, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other stakeholders to jointly formulate Games-specific Covid-19 control policies and update the Games operation plans accordingly. China will strictly implement Covid-19 countermeasures to ensure that a safe Games will be delivered on schedule.
To support the promotion of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Australia, China Cultural Centre and China National Tourist Office in Sydney are presenting “Winter Olympic on the Clouds –2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Global Cultural Tour” Online Exhibition , The online exhibition features the development of the winter Olympics and highlights work on sustainable development and cultural exchanges，providing Australian a window to learn more about Beijing Winter Olympics and improving it’s global influence.
China is making every effort to prepare and we are ready to welcome the world’s best winter sport athletes for this global celebration of sport. China will strive to deliver to the world a fantastic, extraordinary and excellent Olympic Games. Let us meet in the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games，and experience the charm of winter sports.
Joyful rendezvous upon pure ice & snow uniting the passion of hundreds of millions for winter sports.
Deliver a fantastic, extraordinary and excellent Beijing 2022 Winter Games, which are green, inclusive, open and clean.
Inspire the youth with the Olympic spirit.
Encourage millions to embrace winter sports.
Promote social progress through Winter Games.
Create a harmonious world of better mutual understanding
The Chinese government attaches great importance to preparations for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games. Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged organisers of the 2022 Winter Olympics to fulfill China’s commitment of hosting a “fantastic, extraordinary and excellent Games” and stresses a “green, inclusive, open and clean Olympic Games.”
GREEN: Giving priority to ecological preservation.
INCLUSIVE: Providing opportunities for the public to participate, jointly contribute and share to help the Beijing 2022 Winter Games bring about a productive society.
OPEN: Opening up to the world, future and modernisation in an effort to make the Beijing 2022 Winter Games drive China’s opening up.
CLEAN: Hosting an economical, clean and efficient Games with the aim to ensure the Beijing 2022 Winter Games is as pure as ice and snow.
Beijing Winter Olympics:
Opening on 4 February 2022, the Games will feature 7 sports, 15 disciplines and 109 events. The disciplines include Short Track Speed Skating, Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Curling, Bobsleigh, Skeleton, Luge, Biathlon, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping, Freestyle Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing and Snowboard.
The Beijing Paralympic Winter Games:
The Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games will comprise of 6 sports, including Para Biathlon, Wheelchair Curling, Para Ice Hockey, Para Alpine Skiing, Para Cross-Country Skiing, and Para Snowboard.
The Chinese Athletes
The Beijing Zone:
The Beijing Zone, with a total of 28 competition and non-competition venues (17 existing, 6 newly-built, 3 temporary and 2 other pending venues), will host the opening and closing ceremonies and 37 events across 7 disciplines (Curling, Ice Hockey, Short Track Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Speed Skating, Snowboard and Freestyle Skiing) of 4 winter sports (Curling, Ice Hockey, Skating and Skiing) during the Olympic Winter Games.
The Yanqing Zone:
The Yanqing Zone, located 74 kilometres northwest of Central Beijing, and with a total of 5 competition and non-competition venues, will host 21 events across 4 disciplines (Alpine Skiing, Bobsleigh, Skeleton and Luge) of 3 sports (Alpine Skiing, Bobsleigh and Luge) during the Olympic Winter Games.
The Zhangjiakou Zone:
Zhangjiakou City is located in the northwest of Hebei Province and about 180 kilometres away from Beijing. The Zhangjiakou Zone, with a total of 10 competition and non-competition venues, will host 51 events across 6 disciplines (Snowboard, Freestyle Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined and Biathlon) of Skiing and Biathlon during the Olympic Winter Games.
Beijing 2022 will provide a great boost to Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development. In accordance with Olympic Agenda 2020, it will create a rich legacy in areas of sports, culture, ecology, economy and the promotion of welfare for those living with impairments.
The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development strategy is of vital national importance. By hosting the Olympic Winter Games, Beijing and Zhangjiakou will align the Olympics with the national development strategy, accelerating regional coordinated development and benefiting more people along the way.