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 64th Winter Olympics 100 Questions | How many days will the Beijing Winter Olympics be held?

  The 24th Winter Olympic Games will kick off in Beijing on February 4, 2022. At that time, 2892 athletes are expected to chase their dreams on the stage of the Winter Olympics.

So, how many days will the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics be held?

  According to the current schedule, the Beijing Winter Olympics will open on February 4th and close on February 20th. It will take 17 days from opening to closing.

This time is the same as the number of days in the last Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, and one day more than the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

  This Winter Olympics adds women's single snowmobile, short track speed skating mixed group relay, ski jumping mixed group, freestyle ski jumping platform (men and women), freestyle skiing aerials mixed group and snowboard obstacle chase The mixed team has a total of 7 small events, so the schedule is relatively dense.

The National Speed ​​Skating Stadium, the iconic venue of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita

  Before the opening on February 4, curling, ice hockey, figure skating, freestyle skiing and other events will take the lead. Among them, curling will be competed on February 2 and will continue until the closing day of the Winter Olympics. 3 Gold medal.

The highly-watchable ice hockey event also has a longer time span. After the early start of the war on February 3, it will also continue until the end of the Winter Olympics, during which two gold medals will be produced.

  In the first competition day after the opening ceremony, 4 gold medals will be produced in biathlon, short track speed skating, speed skating, and ski jumping.

The 4th competition day will be the day with the most gold medals. There will be as many as 10 gold medals in curling, snowboarding, biathlon, speed skating and other events.

  In addition, the day before the closing ceremony, there will be 9 gold medals in curling, speed skating, figure skating, and cross-country skiing.

On the day of the closing ceremony on February 20, 4 more gold medals will be born.

(Bian Liqun)