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Yanqing competition zone for Beijing 2022 to enter game time operation in October

2021-03-09 14:41:00 Xinhuanet

BEIJING, March 9 (Xinhua) -- The Yanqing competition zone of Beijing Olympic Winter Games will enter Games time operation stage in October, the Yanqing District Government confirmed on Tuesday.

A series of test programs were successfully completed in two competition venues in Yanqing, the National Sliding Center and National Alpine Skiing Center in February.

According to the district government, the construction of the competition zone has been steadily promoted at present.

The Yanqing Winter Olympic Village has been basically completed and the Beijing Zhangjiakou high-speed railway and Beijing Chongli expressway have been opened to traffic.

The competition zone's ecological restoration was completed by 95% while the Winter Olympic Forest Park was completed. The landscape improvement projects around the competition zone and along the Beijing Zhangjiakou high-speed railway were completed.

Next, the operation teams will be fully set up, and the competition venues' operation plan will be improved. The construction and renovation of non-competition venues will be completed. Training in foreign languages, western food, reception etiquette and other aspects will be carried out for the Winter Olympics signing hotels. More local ice and snow talents will be cultivated. Enditem

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