A spokesman for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) hailed the success of the Beijing Winter Olympics

2022-04-27 0 By

China News Service, Beijing, February 11Huang Chun, deputy Director of the Epidemic Prevention and Control Office of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG), said at a regular press conference for the Beijing Winter Olympic Games on Sunday that no novel coronavirus cases have been reported in the Audience.Ioc spokesman Mark Adams said the Games had been a success so far.”So far, many people have gone to the opening ceremony or watched the games, and none of them are positive.It shows that our management within the closed loop and health monitoring and nucleic acid testing measures outside the closed loop are very effective, and we will continue to adhere to these epidemic prevention policies.”Mark Adams said at the launch: “The athletes’ comments on the venues, especially the mountain venues in Yanqing and Zhangjiakou, were very impressive.We are facing a lot of difficulties because of the pandemic, but we have brought together the best winter athletes in the world to compete in Beijing.The event has been a success so far for the athletes and all parties.”File photo: Beijing Olympic Park public area security check station.China News Service reporter Zhang Yu took this press conference, the Relevant personnel of the Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee also introduced the situation of the Winter Olympic heritage, Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee planning and construction Minister Liu Yumin at the press conference: “The greatest legacy of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games is to achieve the goal of driving 300 million people to participate in ice and snow sports.According to the National Bureau of Statistics, 346 million people participated in winter sports in China in October 2021, before the bid to host the Winter Olympics.With 300 million people on ice and snow, we have fulfilled our promise during the bidding period.”The Beijing Winter Olympics also maximized the legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he said.For example, the National Aquatics Center, Capital Stadium and Wukesong Sports Center have optimized the existing facilities and added ice making facilities, extending the former summer sports functions to winter sports functions, so that the two functions coexist, greatly improving the applicability of the venues.He said: “the Beijing Olympics fulfills the concept of green environmental protection, led to the revival of the industrial heritage and the all-round development of the host city, formed the venue during and after the use of Beijing in the combination of practice, formed a lot of sports culture, heritage, and talent also trained a large number of venue design, operation, maintenance, construction experts.”