Beijing 2022 Olympic is coming soon, and it may the largest Olympic have ever celebrated. Many people are curious about it. Here are top 20 secrets about This Olympic that you may not know.
1. Beijing 2022 will be the most compact Winter Olympics ever
2. Beijing 2022 will be the first Olympic Games in China to feature a snow and ice sliding event
3. The Olympic cauldron for Beijing 2022 will be lit by Chinese actress and singer, Yang Liping
4. The mascot for Beijing 2022 is a panda named “Bing Dwen Dwen”
5. The theme song for Beijing 2022 is called “We Are One” and was written by Chinese pop star Liu Huan
6. A total of 26 venues will be used for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2022, including 12 new venues that will be built specifically for the event
7. Beijing 2022 will be the first Olympic Winter Games to feature a snowboarding and freestyle skiing event
8. The total budget for Beijing 2022 is 9.5 billion yuan (approximately 1.47 billion US dollars)
9. The Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022 will comprise of 575 athletes competing in 10 events
10. Beijing 2022 will be the first Olympic or Paralympic Winter Games to have an equal number of male and female athletes
11. A record-breaking 2,000 volunteers will be recruited to support the organization of Beijing 2022
12. A total of 30,000 tickets will be available for purchase to the general public for the Olympic Games in Beijing 2022
13. The cost of a ticket to the Olympic Games in Beijing 2022 will range from 80 yuan (approximately 12 US dollars) to 1,280 yuan (approximately 200 US dollars)
14. The cost of a ticket to the Paralympic Games in Beijing 2022 will range from 20 yuan (approximately 3 US dollars) to 320 yuan (approximately 50 US dollars)
15. The Olympic and Paralympic Village for Beijing 2022 will accommodate up to 8,000 athletes and officials
16. The Olympic and Paralympic Venues for Beijing 2022 will be open for public visitation free of charge on selected dates
17. A total of 24 disciplines will be contested at the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022
18. A total of 18 disciplines will be contested at the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022
19. The Olympic and Paralympic cauldrons for Beijing 2022 will be located at the National Stadium (the “Bird’s Nest”)
20. The Paralympic Torch for Beijing 2022 will be lit by Chinese astronaut, Jing Haipeng, at the Great Wall of China on March 6, 2022.
That’s all for now! Stay tuned for more exciting updates about Beijing 2022!