2020 Beijing

Interesting Facts for 2022 Games

Interesting Facts for 2022 Games

Beijing and Olympic games:

  • Beijing will be the first 1st city ever to host both Summer (2008) and Winter (2022) Olympic games.
  • Beijing is also the eleventh 11th city to host the Olympic games twice. 
  • Beijing will re-use four 4 indoor venues, used in previous games (2008)

Beijing and Sports:

  • Beijing will host 109 events, in seven 7 Olympic Winter sports
  • Beijing 2022 will be the most gender- balanced Olympic Winter Games, this was succeeded by adding seven new events. 

Beijing city:

  • Beijing is home to 7 Cultural World Heritage UNESCO sites
  • Beijing is one of the oldest capitals in the world, with a history of 3.000 years
  • Beijing residents have a long history with cycling and it is estimated that there are over 9.000.000 (nine million) bicycles in the city (that is also the inspiration of the relevant song)

Transportation: 

Spectators visiting the Winter games will be able to use the brand new driverless high-speed railway, that will limit the trip between Beijing to Zhangjiakou to 47 minutes (as opposed to 3 to 4- hour drive).