The 24th Winter Olympic Games will kick off in Beijing on February 4, 2022.

The Sports Department of launched a series of columns "Hundred Questions about Winter Olympics", aimed at popularizing Winter Olympic knowledge, answering hot questions, sharing interesting stories about ice and snow, and helping everyone have a better watching experience during the Beijing Winter Olympics.

The 19th Winter Olympics 100 Questions | What projects will each of the three Beijing Winter Olympics undertake?

  The pace of the Beijing Winter Olympics is approaching. The Winter Olympics has 7 major events, 15 sub-events, and 109 minor events. The venues are located in Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou.

What projects will the three competition areas undertake during the Winter Olympics?

  The 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will use 39 venues, including 12 competition venues, 3 training venues and 24 non-competition venues. The competition venues have been fully completed.

The picture shows the National Swimming Center "Ice Cube" taken on March 12.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita

  The Beijing competition area will mainly host the ice events of this Winter Olympics, with a total of 3 major events (curling, ice hockey, skating), 5 sub-events, and 32 minor events.

  The National Aquatics Center transformed into the "Ice Cube" will host curling competitions, the National Stadium and Wukesong Sports Center will jointly host ice hockey competitions, and the Capital Gymnasium will host short-track speed skating and figure skating competitions.

  The National Speed ​​Skating Stadium, newly built for the Winter Olympics, is an iconic venue in the Beijing competition area. Known as the "Ice Ribbon", it will host speed skating competitions.

After the Winter Olympics, an urban cultural and sports complex with ice and snow sports as the core will be built here to promote national fitness and sports consumption.

On December 8, Beijing Shougang Ski Jump made snow.

The Shougang Ski Jump is the venue for the Beijing Winter Olympics ski jumping event and the only snow event venue in the Beijing competition area.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita

  The newly completed Shougang Ski Jump is the only venue for the Beijing Winter Olympics to host snow events in the central city. During the competition, it will undertake freestyle and snowboard jumps.

  In the Yanqing competition area, there are a total of 2 competition venue groups this time, which will compete in 4 sub-items of alpine skiing, snowmobile, steel frame snowmobile, and sled.

  The National Alpine Ski Center relies on the natural mountain shape of Xiaohaituo Mountain. It is the highest-level alpine skiing track in China and the only track that meets the standards of the Winter Olympic Games in China. It will be used to host alpine skiing events.

National Snow Sled Center The National Snow Sled Center track has a total length of 1.9 kilometers, a vertical drop of 127 meters, and 16 bends. It will be used for all competitions of three events: snowmobiles, steel-framed snowmobiles, and sleds.

The National Bobsleigh Center is a newly constructed venue with the most difficult design and construction difficulty among the venues of the Beijing Winter Olympics Project.

The picture shows the national snowmobile sled center in Yanqing competition area.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Jiang Qiming

  The National Snowmobile Sled Center track is 1.9 kilometers in length, with a vertical drop of 127 meters and 16 corners. It is one of the newly built competition venues in the Winter Olympics with the most difficult design, the most difficult construction, and the most complex construction technology.

  During the Winter Olympics, it will undertake all competitions for the three events of snowmobiles, steel-framed snowmobiles and sleds.

  There are 4 competition venues in the Zhangjiakou competition area, which will compete in 2 major events (skiing, biathlon), 6 sub-events, and 51 sub-events, including the National Ski Jumping Center, the National Cross-Country Ski Center, and the National Biathlon Center. Three venues are newly built for this time.

The main building is inspired by the traditional Chinese ornament "Ruyi", so it is vividly called "Snow Ruyi".

The picture shows the scene of the opening ceremony.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Li Xiaowei

  The National Ski Jumping Center is the first ski jumping venue in China that meets international standards. It is also the competition venue with the largest amount of engineering and the most technical difficulty in the Zhangjiakou hosting area. It will undertake ski jumping and Nordic biathlon competitions in the Winter Olympics.

  The National Cross-Country Ski Center will undertake the cross-country skiing and Nordic Biathlon competitions in the Winter Olympics, the National Biathlon Center will undertake the Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Biathlon competitions, and the Genting Ski Park will undertake the Winter Olympics snowboarding. , Freestyle skiing.

(Liu Xingchen)