First 475 Beijing Winter Olympic participants arrive in China's capital

2021-10-11 Editor:Chen Tianhao

(ECNS) -- The first 475 athletes to participate in Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, along with technical and operational staff, arrived in Beijing from Oct. 3 to 9 on nine temporary and two charter flights.

Relevant plans have been formulated to ensure Olympic participants clear customs fast, according to Liu Cuihong, a high-rank official from Beijing Capital International Airport Customs District.

A customs staff member helps a participant report after arriving in Beijing. (Photo provided by Beijing Customs District)

From October to December in 2021, eight venues in Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou will host 10 international matches, three International Training Weeks, and two domestic test activities. Testing covering all elements of preparation will be implemented for a more successful Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

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