General Administration of Sport: The epidemic has no impact on the Beijing Olympic Winter Games follow-up test

General Administration of Sport: The epidemic has no impact on the Beijing Olympic Winter Games follow-up test
This afternoon, the State Council ‘s Joint Defense and Joint Control Mechanism issued a press conference.Peng Weiyong, deputy director of the Economic Department of the State Sports General Administration, introduced that the new crown pneumonia epidemic was transformed into the first test match of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, but it did not affect subsequent test matches.According to Peng Weiyong, according to international practice, every 10 to 24 months before the Olympic Games must arrange for interval test games, and the Beijing Winter Olympics is no exception.The Beijing Winter Olympics arranged 20 test matches, the first of which was in February this year, and the others were antiques in the 2020 to 2021 season.Peng Weiyong said the first test match is the 2019-2020 season of the International Snow Federation Alpine Skiing World Cup Yanqing Station. The game was originally scheduled to be held at the Yanqing National Alpine Ski Center from February 15 to 16.On January 29, the Yanqing Station Organizing Committee announced that the station was cancelled due to the epidemic situation.”Affected by the epidemic, in order to protect the athletes and the referees, they are cancelled for health reasons. Subsequent test competitions should have no (impact), and they are all being prepared according to the plan.”Peng Weiyong said that the preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics are progressing in an orderly manner, and the restructuring of venues and other infrastructure construction has been resumed smoothly.”I believe that with the joint efforts of everyone, the preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics will be completed in a certain manner and on time.”Sauna, Ye Wang Sun Haiguang Editor Wang Chunqiu proofreading Zhai Yongjun