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Athletes take part in test competitions ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics

07.10.2021 106 просмотров

The final round of test competitions and events under the motto "Meet in Beijing" has started in Beijing in preparation for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2022. 


As expected, about 2 thousand athletes, officials of foreign teams, will take part in the final stage of the test competitions.

By the end of this year, 10 international competitions, 3 international training weeks and 2 internal test events will be held at 8 sites located in three main clusters - in the center of Beijing and its suburban area of Yanqing, as well as in the neighboring city of Zhangjiakou, which is part of the Hebei province.

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Conditions permitting, some events will be open to spectators.

"Test competitions are the last opportunity [ test Olympic sports venues before the Winter Olympics] for athletes from countries and regions participating in the Games, and this is very valuable.Currently, there are about 2,000 people who have registered for participation in test events, including athletes, team officials, technical staff and staff for counting times and points," said Yao Hui, head of the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee Sports Venue Management Department.

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Moreover, to gain experience and guarantee the success of the Games, during the test competitions, the organizing committee will also conduct special tests, including trial registration of athletes, the arrival and departure of persons, the operation of transport and security.

It is worth noting that at the National Ski Jumping Center Zhangjiakou Competition Area is undergoing landscaping and maintenance work to prepare the venue for subsequent Olympic certification.

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In appearance, this building is very similar to the ancient decoration "Ruyi" (a curved wand with carvings, sometimes inlaid jewelry), which is a symbol of the fulfillment of desires and happiness. People call this center "Snow Ruyi" for its appearance.

According to the person in charge of this facility, the ski jumping competition is strongly affected by the weather. In this regard, the technical experts decided to implement assisted sliding technology for the first time on the hill, as well as an intelligent system for responding to temperature fluctuations in real time.

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"Due to possible changes in weather and air temperature during the competition, we may at any time to adjust the time and speed of ice production, as well as the quality of ice," said Jia Maoting, general manager of Zhangjiakou Aoti Construction and Development.

In addition, athletes and judges can reach the top of the ski jump in two minutes using a special lift.

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< br> Six temporary Party cells of the CCP were also set up in Yanqing District on October 3 to carry out a series of tasks to further ensure the smooth and successful testing activities.

The six temporary Party cells will supervise the conduct of anti-epidemic work, and See also issues related to security, transportation, fire protection, medical care, accommodation and food.

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