(Winter Olympics asked "Ji") Do so many ski resorts in Chongli have Winter Olympics competitions?

  China News Service, Zhangjiakou, January 18 (Reporter Li Xiaowei) As one of the venues for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, there are 7 large ski resorts in Chongli District, Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province, which can be called the largest ski gathering in China. one of the districts.

However, only Genting Ski Park will host the Beijing Winter Olympics.

  It is understood that Yunding Ski Park is the only snow competition venue in the Beijing Winter Olympics that relies on the construction and renovation of existing ski resorts. It is also one of the four competition venues in the Zhangjiakou competition area. There are 20 sub-items in each sub-item, and 8 sub-items in the Winter Paralympic Snowboard obstacle chase and slope slalom.

20 Winter Olympic gold medals and 8 Winter Paralympic gold medals will be produced here, making it the venue with the largest number of gold medals.

The picture shows the audience seats and part of the track in Yunding Ski Park in Zhangjiakou competition area on December 9, 2021.

Photo by Zhai Yujia

  According to Chen Rongqin, Deputy Manager of Genting Venue Facilities, compared with other sub-competitions of the Winter Olympics, freestyle skiing and snowboarding have lower requirements on track length and drop than alpine skiing. The best way is to save resources.

In the history of the Winter Olympics, freestyle skiing and snowboarding have often used existing ski fields to be retrofitted.

  After the Beijing Winter Olympics, Genting Ski Park will resume long-term operation functions such as mass skiing and tourism, and will strive to become an international event and mass ice and snow sports promotion base.