Wed, 21 Oct 2020

Aerial photo taken on July 30, 2020 shows the construction site of the National Ski Jumping Center in Chongli District of Zhangjiakou City, north China's Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

The construction of the National Biathlon Center and National Cross Country Center in Chongli for Beijing 2022 were completed as planned.

BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The construction of the National Biathlon Center and National Cross Country Center in Zhangjiakou competition zone of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was completed as scheduled on Tuesday.

The National Biathlon Center will hold 11 biathlon events of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, and the National Cross Country Center will witness 12 gold medal events in cross country skiing.

The National Cross Country Center, together with the nearby National Ski Jumping Center, comprises the Nordic Center for Beijing 2022. Cross country skiing and the cross country competitions of Nordic combined and biathlon will be held in front of 5,000 seated and standing audience in 2022. ■

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