This story was first published on January 5, 2022, and updated on January 10, 2022.
It’s been about six months since the conclusion of the Tokyo Olympic Games on August 8, 2021, and as the new year begins, it is officially time to start warming up for the Winter Olympic Games which will be taking place in China this year.
With 15 different sports, three different locations, a variety of strict Covid-19 precautions and certain countries boycotting the events, the Winter Olympic Games is set to be an incredibly exciting one.
Keep reading to find out everything you could possibly want to know about the upcoming games.
1. When and where will the games take place?
The Winter Olympics 2022 will be taking place from February 4 to February 20.
It will be held in China and across three different regions, namely, Beijing, Yanqing, and Zhangjiakou.
The ice sports, as well as certain snow events, will be held in central Beijing—which will also host the opening and closing ceremonies.
Yanqing, which is a mountainous suburb of China’s capital, will host the Alpine skiing and sliding events. It will also host the Olympic Athletes’ village.
Zhangjiakou, which is located about 180 kilometres northwest of Beijing, will be the location for the majority of skiing and snowboarding events.