Winter Olympic Games 2022 started in Beijing

The 2022 Winter Olympics which is officially called the XXIV Olympic Winter Games has started in Beijing, China on 4 February 2022. This Olympics is commonly known as Beijing 2022.

What is Winter Olympic Games

The Winter Olympic Games is a major international multi-sport event held once every four years for sports practiced on snow and ice.

Winter Olympic Sports

Winter Olympic Games were started with just 5 sports but now it consists of 15 sports.

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Biathlon
  • Bobsleigh
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Curling
  • Figure Skating
  • Freestyle Skiing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Luge
  • Nordic Combined
  • Short Track Speed Skating
  • Skeleton
  • Ski Jumping
  • Snowboard
  • Speed Skating

Winter Olympics host countries

The first Winter Olympics Games, the 1924 Winter Olympics, were held in Chamonix, France. The modern Olympic Games were inspired by the ancient Olympics Games, which were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD.

In 2018, it was held in South Korea. 2026 Winter Olympics will be held in Italy.

Opening Ceremony at Beijing

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