Chinanews client, Beijing, September 17 (Bian Liqun) On the 17th, the theme slogan of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics "Together for a Shared Future" was officially announced.
"Together" shows the strong attitude of mankind in the face of difficulties and challenges, and shows that it can break through the difficulties and create the road to the future. "For a Shared Future" expresses mankind's vision for a better tomorrow, and conveys confidence and hope.
"Together for a Shared Future" is an attitude, an initiative, and a plan of action, advocating the pursuit of the common goal of unity, peace, progress, and tolerance, and the pursuit of a faster, higher, stronger, and more united Olympic spirit China’s preaching and expressing the common desire of the world to work together towards a better future.
Data map: Winter Sports Management Center Comprehensive Training Hall Winter Sports Management Center Comprehensive Training Hall is the first training venue to be completed in 2021. Photo by China News Agency reporter Hou Yu
Since the successful bid for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and the Winter Paralympics, under the guidance of the philosophy of hosting the Olympics in a green, shared, open, and clean manner, the country has spent countless days and nights for Unremitting efforts have been devoted to a "wonderful, extraordinary and outstanding" Winter Olympic Games.
Today, the pace of the Beijing Winter Olympics is getting closer, and the preparations for the organization of the events are proceeding in an orderly manner. Looking back on the preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics, many time points and beautiful memories are worth engraving in my heart.
Beijing! Double Olympic City!
On July 31, 2015, at the 128th plenary meeting of the International Olympic Committee held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, it was decided that Beijing would stand out among the bidding cities by virtue of its own advantages and become the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Beijing has become the only city in the world that has hosted both the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics. China has once again assumed the role of a major country in promoting the Olympic movement.
Data map: Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics emblem sculpture stands on the ramp at the northeast corner of Jinyuan Bridge, West Fifth Ring Road, Beijing. Photo by China News Agency reporter Hou Yu
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee is formally established
On December 15, 2015, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games Organizing Committee held an inaugural meeting in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The establishment of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee marks the official start of preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. A series of activities related to the construction and renovation of venues, transportation planning, environmental protection, and competition services are also on the agenda.
The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee was established on December 15, 2015. Photo by China News Agency reporter Zeng Nai
Global Call for 2022 Winter Olympics Emblem Design Proposals
On July 31, 2016, on the occasion of the first anniversary of the successful bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee solemnly held the "Invitation from the Great Wall" event at the foot of the Great Wall to collect the 2022 Winter Olympics emblems and winter games from around the world. The Paralympic Games emblem design scheme. At the same time, the official website of the Organizing Committee of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics was officially launched.
The first meeting of the International Olympic Committee Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Coordination Committee held
On October 10, 2016, the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Coordination Committee of the International Olympic Committee held its first meeting in Beijing. The meeting listened to the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee's presentations on organizational structure, sustainable development and heritage, cooperation with international individual sports federations, winter sports development, market development, publicity and participation, venues and infrastructure.
On July 31, 2016, on the first anniversary of Beijing’s successful bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee held an “Invitation from the Great Wall” event to solicit the emblems of the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics from around the world. Design. Photo by China News Agency reporter Cui Nan
Construction of new competition venues and infrastructure for the Beijing Winter Olympics has started
On October 19, 2017, Zhang Jiandong, deputy mayor of Beijing and executive vice chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, revealed that the construction of the venues and infrastructure for the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022 has started, and the new venues project will be completed by the end of 2019.3x3 grow tent
According to the data, there are a total of 18 venue construction and renovation projects in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. In addition to the National Speed Skating Stadium, there are a total of 5 new venues including the National Alpine Ski Center, the National Snowmobile and Sled Center, the Snowboard Jumping Platform, and the First Sports Comprehensive Training Hall; Beijing Winter Olympic Village and Yanqing Winter Olympic Village are 2 new non-competitive venues. . In addition, 8 existing venues will be renovated, and 3 temporary venues will be used for awards and news reports.
At the same time, the planning and construction of venues in the Yanqing and Zhangjiakou competition areas are also speeding up. For example, projects such as the Alpine Ski Center in the Yanqing Competition Area and the Cross-Country Ski Center in the Zhangjiakou Competition Area have all started construction.
On April 25, 2017, the design plan of the National Speed Skating Pavilion with the "Ice Ribbon" as the design concept began to be exhibited at the Beijing Olympic Engineering Construction Pavilion. Photo by China News Agency reporter Han Haidan
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics emblem "Winter Dream" released
On December 15, 2017, the emblems of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics were officially unveiled at the National Aquatics Center Water Cube.
A total of 4506 design proposals were received for the collection of emblem designs. After six stages of global solicitation, expert review, revision deepening, review and communication, legal review, and submission for approval, "Winter Dream" and "Feiyue" finally stood out.
The "Winter Dream", the emblem of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, uses the artistic form of Chinese calligraphy to integrate the rich oriental cultural heritage with the international modern style, presenting a new Chinese image and new dream in the new era. The preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics have since entered a new stage.
On the evening of December 15, 2017, at the Beijing National Aquatics Center Water Cube, the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics emblem "Winter Dream" and the Winter Paralympics emblem "Feiyue" were unveiled and officially unveiled. The picture shows the "Winter Dream", the emblem of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Picture source: Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee
The Winter Olympics enters the "Beijing Cycle"
On February 25, 2018, as the blazing flame in the main torch tower of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Stadium slowly extinguished, after sixteen days of fierce competition, the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics came to an end.
The mayor of Beijing Chen Jining took over the Olympic flag from Bach, and the world's attention was also accompanied by the handover of the Olympic flag, turning from Pyeongchang to Beijing, and the quadrennial Winter Olympics officially opened the "Beijing Time". Chapter.
In the highly anticipated "Beijing Eight Minutes" performance, 24 roller skating actors and 24 intelligent robots with transparent ice screens jointly dedicated a performance that uses modern techniques and thinking, and contains elements of Chinese culture and ice sports. At the same time, hundreds of millions of Chinese people have also sent out invitations to the world through the Internet-to meet in Beijing in 2022.
7 new competition events added to the Beijing Winter Olympics
Entering the "Beijing Cycle", the preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics have been upgraded again.
On July 19, 2018, Beijing time, the International Olympic Committee announced that the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will add 7 new competition events, and a total of 109 gold medals will be produced by then. At the same time, the proportion of female athletes in the competition has further increased, and the ratio of male and female athletes has become more balanced.
The 7 newly added small events are women's single snowmobile, short track speed skating mixed team relay, ski jumping mixed group, freestyle ski jump (men and women), freestyle skiing aerials mixed group and snowboard obstacles Chase mixed groups.
The total number of athletes participating in the Beijing Winter Olympics is 2,892, and increasing the proportion of female athletes has become a highlight of the competition. It is reported that at the Beijing Winter Olympics, female athletes accounted for 45.44% of all athletes, a record high in the history of the Winter Olympics; female athletes will participate in 46 events, also the highest in all previous Winter Olympics.
On April 8, athletes train before the women's singles figure skating competition. On the same day, the "Meet in Beijing" ice event test event figure skating competition was held at the Capital Gymnasium in Beijing. This was the first appearance of the stadium after the Winter Olympics renovation. During the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, the Capital Gymnasium will undertake short-track speed skating and figure skating competitions. Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita
1000 days countdown to the opening of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
On May 10, 2019, the Beijing Winter Olympics once again ushered in an important time node in the preparatory process. At 20 o’clock that evening, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee held a 1,000-day countdown to the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics at the Beijing Olympic Park. With the words "1000 days" on the large screen on Linglong Tower, the countdown device for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was officially launched .
During the event, Zhang Jiandong, vice mayor of Beijing and executive vice chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, released the "Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics Volunteer Service Action Plan". The Beijing Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Winter Games set up five volunteer service projects, including pre-volunteers, test volunteers, competition volunteers, urban volunteers, and volunteer service heritage transformation.
On May 10, 2019, Yu Zaiqing, Vice Chairman of the International Olympic Committee and Vice Chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, delivered a speech. On the same day, the 1000-day countdown to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing was held in Beijing Olympic Park. Photo by China News Agency reporter Han Haidan
"Bingdundun" and "Xuerongrong" are here
On September 17, 2019, the Beijing Winter Olympics mascot "Bingdundun" and the Winter Paralympic mascot "Xuerongrong" unveiled. The two mascots connect the future and tradition, integrate sports and culture, and embody inheritance. And innovation is another perfect combination of Chinese culture and Olympic spirit.
The global collection of mascots for the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics lasted 84 days, and a total of 5816 designs were received. In the end, "Bingdun Dun" and "Snow Rongrong" came to the fore, integrating Chinese cultural elements, modern international style, characteristics of ice and snow sports, and characteristics of the host city, vividly showing the Chinese people's attitude towards the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Eagerly looking forward to, and a kind invitation to friends all over the world.
IOC President Bach said that the release of the mascot marks another important step for Beijing to become the first "Double Olympic City" in the history of the Olympic Games.