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Spectators of the opening ceremony of the Olympics will undergo strict security control

04.02.2022 43 просмотров

They check the temperature, the results of PCR tests, conduct an inspection of personal belongings. It is allowed to take only a mobile phone to the stadium, other gadgets, as well as food and drinks are prohibited.


Spectators of the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics must go through a rigorous security check, which they were called in eight hours before the start of the event. Corr. TASS.

Since tickets for the Olympic Games, including the opening ceremony, have not been released to the public, some journalists will be present in the stands, as well as representatives of "relevant groups". As previously reported by Chinese media, these include students, military personnel, employees of state enterprises and others.

Journalists who cover Olympic-related activities outside the Olympic bubble were also invited to attend the opening ceremony as spectators. In order to get to the podium, it was necessary to be vaccinated against coronavirus, as well as four PCR tests (48 and 24 hours before the event, as well as within 24 hours after and seven days after the ceremony).

Security checks on the opening day began around 12:00 local time (07:00 Moscow time) - eight hours before the start of the ceremony. The checkpoint is set up in the Chaoyang Park, east of downtown Beijing. Here, the temperature of journalists and other spectators was checked, the results of PCR tests were checked, personal belongings were searched: only a mobile phone is allowed into the stadium, other gadgets, as well as food and drinks are prohibited.

XXIV Winter Olympic Games will be held in Beijing from 4 to 20 February 2022, and the Paralympic Games from 4 to 13 March. The capital of China was chosen as the venue for the Olympics and Paralympics at the session of the International Olympic Committee in Kuala Lumpur on July 31, 2015. Beijing will be the first city in the world to host both the 2008 Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

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