February 4th until February 20th, 2022
The best known multi-sports event in the snow are the Olympic Winter Games. The 2022 Winter Olympics will be held in Beijing, China, therefore it is also known as Beijing 2022. It will take place in Beijing and towns to the north east the capital, from 4 until 20 February 2022
The 2022 Olympic Winter Games will be third consecutive Olympic Games in Asia, after PyeonChang 2018 (South-Korea) and Tokyo 2020 (Japan). Beijing will be the first city to host both the Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics (2008).
The IOC announced in July 2018 that seven new events will be added to the Olympic program. This brings the total number of events at 109 for the 2022 Olympics.
The next events will make their Olympic debut at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games:
Men's freestyle skiing big air
Women's freestyle skiing big air
Mixed team event freestyle skiing aerials
Mixed team event ski jumping
Mixed team event snowboarding
Mixed team event short track speed skating
In recent years China gained a lot of experience in organising multi-sports events. The 2008 Summer Olympics was one of them, but not the only one.
The following events has been organised by China since 1990.
A few weeks after the 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing will host the Winter Paralympics and in September of the same year Hangzhou will host the Asian Games.
Competition will be organised in 15 sports at the 2022 Winter Olympics and medals will be awarded in at least 109 events.
The following sports will be present.
Short track speed skating