Olympic Village Officially Opens For Beijing 2022
Jan 27, 2022, 5:52 PM | Updated: 6:06 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY – The Olympic Village officially opened ahead of the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.
Three villages for the Winter Olympics were officially opened for athletes on Thursday, January 27.
Two of the villages are located in Beijing and another in the nearby city of Zhangjiakou.
“We will provide high-quality, hotel-like accommodations to over 1,000 guests over the next two months,” an official village representative told reporters.
Made it to Beijing!!! All checked into our hotel (with Nico I can’t stay in the Olympic village) and passed the first (of many) covid test! here we go! pic.twitter.com/ZJwvZBrLXR
— Elana Meyers Taylor OLY (@eamslider24) January 27, 2022
The Olympic Village opened in a bubble-like atmosphere featuring strict regulations. The restrictions are in place to prevent issues involving the coronavirus.
The Winter Olympics are slated to run from February 4-20.
Olympic champion 🇨🇦 @MikaelKingsbury has arrived safely at the Beijing Olympic Village.
He just posted this to his Instagram.
He’ll look to defend gold next Saturday at the Games. pic.twitter.com/L5EeBkjHjU
— Devin Heroux (@Devin_Heroux) January 27, 2022
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