Beijing Will Host 2022 Winter Olympics

2022 Winter Olympics - Beijing, China

Beijing emerged victorious in a tight vote against Almaty, Kazakhstan (44-40), earning the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

It marks the second time in 14 years that the Chinese capital will host the Olympic Games, having also hosted the Summer Olympics back in 2008. It also marks the third consecutive Olympics that will take place in the Eastern part of Asia—with 2018 being hosted by Pyeongchang, South Korea, followed by Tokyo, Japan in 2020.

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