Our reporter Ji Fang

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  With the completion of post-competition renovations, many venues for the Beijing Winter Olympics have been opened to the public in an orderly manner, promoting the sharing of the Winter Olympics achievements by all.

While creating their own characteristics, the Winter Olympic venues continue to accumulate experience for sustainable operations and help the development of national fitness activities.

  This summer vacation, the National Gymnasium Ice Hockey Hall is lively again.

During the Beijing Winter Olympics, it used to be a training ground for ice hockey players. Now, the ice hockey hall has been transformed and has become one of the main venues for Beijing youth ice hockey competitions.

The venue is still filled with a strong Winter Olympic atmosphere, showing the uniqueness here and becoming a part of people's Winter Olympic memory.

  The post-competition utilization of the venues for the Beijing Winter Olympics has been considered during the design and construction stage.

Now, with the completion of post-competition renovations, many venues have been opened to the public in an orderly manner, promoting the sharing of the Winter Olympics achievements by all.

People can experience the "fastest ice" in the "Ice Ribbon" of the National Speed ​​Skating Hall, and check in the "Snow Dragon" of the National Snowmobile Sled Center in the Yanqing Olympic Park.

While creating their own characteristics, the Winter Olympic venues continue to accumulate experience for sustainable operations and help the development of national fitness activities.

Serving the public fitness and leisure

  The "Ice Ribbon" is a new iconic competition venue for the Beijing Winter Olympics.

During the Beijing Winter Olympics, a total of 14 gold medals were produced here, and 10 Winter Olympic records and 1 world record were created. This ice surface is also known as the "fastest ice".

Since July 9, the "Ice Ribbon" has opened about 6,000 square meters of ice surface for the public to experience skating, attracting many skating enthusiasts.

  Guan Mei, a citizen who is over 60 years old, loves skating. After learning that the "Ice Ribbon" was open to the public, she immediately reserved a ticket.

After sliding down a few laps, she was full of praise for the facilities here: "The venue is very beautiful, the ice surface is particularly good, and it is unforgettable to be able to skate on the Winter Olympics venue."

  Farewell to the Winter Olympics for many skating enthusiasts, the "Ice Ribbon" team pays special attention to operational details.

The reporter saw that at the entrance of the park, there are sufficient staff for temperature measurement, code scanning, ticket purchase, security inspection, etc., and the guidelines are clear and eye-catching.

The ice rink has a skate rental area, a preparation area, a rest area, and a medical emergency area.

In order to ensure the safety of beginners, the venue also provides free helmets, knee pads, elbow pads and other equipment for participants to use as needed.

  The Olympic venues are open to the public, and the popularity of ice and snow sports continues unabated.

The ice hockey hall of the National Gymnasium has launched a trial operation after the game, and has made reservations for ice hockey and skating enthusiasts at different times to meet the needs of the public to the greatest extent.

The National Aquatics Center has realized the simultaneous operation of water sports and ice sports. In addition to the normal operation of the water park and public swimming training, the ice sports center located under the South Square has also been opened to the public.

  At present, the Yanqing Olympic Park has ushered in a peak in passenger flow, and the number of tourists in the park and the occupancy rate of hotels have continued to rise.

The Yanqing competition area is a difficult competition area for the Beijing Winter Olympics.

After the Winter Olympics, Beijing Enterprises Group, the construction and operator, planned the overall planning of venues and facilities such as the National Alpine Ski Center, the National Snowmobile and Sled Center, the Winter Olympic Village and the Mountain News Center to form the Yanqing Olympic Park, making the Winter Olympics “transformed” into a It is widely praised as a public leisure tourism resort.

"We are committed to allowing the public to walk into the Olympic venues, experience and feel the atmosphere of the Winter Olympics, and bring the Winter Olympics venues closer to people's lives," said the relevant person in charge of Beijing Enterprises Group.

Give full play to the brand effect of the Winter Olympics

  Recently, an orienteering competition at the Winter Olympic venues attracted hundreds of outdoor sports enthusiasts to gather in Chongli, Zhangjiakou.

They walked through many Winter Olympic venues such as the National Ski Jumping Center "Xue Ruyi", Zhangjiakou Olympic Awards Plaza, Zhangjiakou Winter Olympic Village, etc., while enjoying the fun of outdoor sports and feeling the Winter Olympics culture.

  On December 15, 2021, as confirmed by the International Olympic Committee, the group of ancient poplar venues in the Zhangjiakou competition area was officially named "Zhangjiakou Chongli Olympic Park", which has become an important heritage achievement of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

In the park, venues and facilities such as "Snow Ruyi", "Ice Yuhuan", the National Biathlon Center, and the National Cross-Country Ski Center complement each other with the mountains, forests and green spaces, and outline a beautiful scene in the mountains, which is widely praised by tourists.

  In order to amplify the advantages of the Winter Olympics venue and seize new opportunities, Chongli actively explores the "Sports +" operation model. In addition to continuing to host various high-level ice and snow events, it will also focus on mountain outdoor sports to attract more mass events.

In July this year, the Chongli 168 International Supercross started again, becoming one of the important contents of this year's sports and cultural tourism series in Chongli.

  Keeping the elements of the Winter Olympics as much as possible, digging deep into the Olympic culture and brand value, all venues have also played "characteristic cards".

In the Capital Gymnasium, there are still equal seats for the Beijing Winter Olympics figure skating competition on the side of the ice rink, and photos of Chinese sports delegation players are posted to guide people to relive the Winter Olympics.

On the venue record wall of the "Ice Ribbon", Gao Tingyu's speed skating men's 500m Winter Olympics record of 34.32 seconds was among them, attracting many visitors to take pictures.

  Wu Xiaonan, deputy general manager of Beijing State-owned Assets Corporation and chairman of the National Speed ​​Skating Stadium Company, believes that the brand effect brought by the Beijing Winter Olympics will drive the ice and snow culture and the Olympic culture to take root.

First-class venue conditions, hardware facilities, and well-trained operation teams are important guarantees for the sustainable development of Winter Olympic venues after the games.

Explore sustainable development models

  It is expected that before the end of this year, the main venue of the National Stadium will be officially opened to the public.

To this end, the transformation tour of the National Gymnasium "Ice Sail" has been launched.

According to the plan, in the future national gymnasium, in addition to ice hockey, figure skating, speed skating and other indoor sports events, concerts, art performances, etc. are likely to be staged in "Ice Sail".

  Wang Yue, general manager of the National Stadium Co., Ltd., said that the holding of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics has brought new opportunities for the development of the venue.

The National Gymnasium has been transformed into an ice hockey venue. It has two ice rinks, one large and one small. At the same time, the ice surface, lighting, fighting screen and dehumidification system of the main stadium have been upgraded, which enriches the operation of the venue after the Olympic Games.

"The 'Double Olympics' has left Beijing with a rich Olympic heritage. All venues are actively exploring sustainable development operation models according to local conditions." Wang Yue said.

  In the fields of environmental protection, technology and other fields, the "innate" advantages of the Winter Olympic venues have also become a "bonus item" in the operation after the game.

The "Ice Ribbon" is designed with a total ice surface of about 12,000 square meters. By adopting a sub-module control unit, it can be divided into several areas, and ice is made according to different areas and standards to meet the diverse sports needs of the public.

Wu Xiaonan introduced that venue management should be open to ideas and constantly explore new spaces. In addition to serving the public, the "Ice Ribbon" can also host professional events such as speed skating, short track speed skating, figure skating, and ice hockey. High-level competitive events will also be introduced in the future. , to maximize its effectiveness.

  With the opening of the Ice Sports Center, the "Water Cube" has been officially upgraded to become a "Water Cube + Ice Cube" of "water-ice dual drive", injecting strong impetus into the sustainable development of the Olympic venues.

In addition, curling venues that benchmark against Olympic standards are also in full swing.

The Olympic-quality curling ice surface will further promote the landing of high-level events, and at the same time provide convenience for the public to participate in curling.

  In Wang Yue's view, the Winter Olympic venues will form an agglomeration effect in the future, which will jointly contribute to the development and growth of ice and snow sports.

"After the opening of the Winter Olympics venues, everyone has more choices." Wang Yue said: "Visitors can go to the 'Ice Sail' to experience the experience. From here, they can also go to the central area of ​​the Olympic Park. In the future, we will Continue to improve the service content, further optimize the public participation experience, and help promote ice and snow sports."