2022 Winter Olympics

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XXIV Olympic Winter Games
2022 Winter Olympics logo.svg
Host cityBeijing, China
MottoJoyful Rendezvous Upon Pure Ice and Snow
(Chinese: 纯洁的冰雪,激情的约会)
Nations95
Events109 in 7 sports (15 disciplines)
Opening8 April
Closing24 April
StadiumBeijing National Stadium
Winter
PyeongChang 2018 Milan-Cortina 2026
Summer
Tokyo 2020 Paris 2024

The 2022 Winter Olympics, formally called the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, is the 24th Games of the Winter Olympics. It is an international winter sports event that will be held from February 4 to February 20, 2022. The winning bid was announced in the summer of 2015 and Beijing was chosen, and since it hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics, it will be the first city ever to host both the Summer and the Winter Olympics.

Candidate Cities[change | change source]

Bids[change | change source]

Asia[change | change source]

  • China Harbin, China: Li Zhanshu, governor of Heilongjiang, has said that "If we fail again for the 2018 Games, we are determined to win the 2022 Winter Games."[1] Harbin bid for the 2010 Winter Olympics, but did not make the short list.[2]
  • Kazakhstan Kazakhstan:[3] Kazakhstan considers to bid for the 2022 games, either in Almaty, the former capital, largest city, and financial centre, or divided between Almaty and Nur-Sultan, the capital. [4] The Almaty alternative gives higher chance of winning, but the divided alternative is preferred by the government because of lower cost, since more arenas and hotels exist already. Kazakhstan hosted the 2011 Asian Winter Games, which can be seen as preparation for hosting the Winter Olympic Games in 2022. The Asian Winter Games were divided between Astana and Almaty. On November 29, 2011, Almaty was chosen to host the 2017 Winter Universiade.[5]

Europe[change | change source]

North America[change | change source]

South America[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "China's Harbin considering bid for 2018 Winter Games". ESPN. 2008-12-25. Retrieved 2009-01-07.
  2. "Harbin 2010 Winter Olympic Games Bid". GamesBids.com. Archived from the original on 9 July 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  3. "Kazakhstan Considers 2022 Winter Games Bid". GamesBids.com. Archived from the original on February 10, 2011. Retrieved March 5, 2011.
  4. Kazakhstan to bid for 2022 winter Olympic Games
  5. "2017 Universiades Attributed!". FISU. November 29, 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-12-12. Retrieved 2012-01-10.
  6. Kersten Swinyard (2006-2-18). "Salt Lake in 2018 or 2022? '02 success spurring a new Games bid". Archived from the original on 2006-03-18. Retrieved 2007-09-28. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Rheal Seguin (February 13, 2003). "State and province push IOC to bend rules in binational bid for the Winter Games". The Globe and Mail.