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Winter Olympics 2022 All Sports

Combine 109 events will take place in 7 sports. These sports are further categorized into 15 disciplines. Have a look at the Winter Olympics sports:

1. Biathlon
2. Bobsledding ( Bobsleigh, Skeleton )
3. Curling
4. Ice hockey
5. Luge
6. Skating (Figure skating, Short track speed skating, Speed skating)
7. Skiing ( Alpine skiing, Cross-country skiing, Freestyle skiing, Nordic combined, Ski jumping, Snowboarding )

The 2022 Winter Olympics Sports event will take place in Bejing, China. The tournament will begin on 4 February 2022 and the Closing Ceremony will be on 20th February. President XI Jinping will be expected to open the tournament.

Curling:

A sport that is famous with the names like Chess On Ice or The Roaring Game. In Curling, players slide stones on a sheet covered with ice towards the targeted area. The area is segmented into 4 concentric circles.

Two teams with four players each are eligible to play. As compared to Men curling, Women’s curling is more famous. Mixed curling is also part of the winter Olympics.

Ice Hokey:

A very famous sport among North Americans, It is played on snowy filed. It was first played in the 19th century in Canada. Teams consist of three forwards, 2 defencemen, and 1 Goaltender.

It is one of the fastest team sports on ice belonging to a small group of four ice-skating team sports, irrespective of their associated variants.

In this game, each goal is worth 1 point. At the final whistle which team scored the most points wins the match.

Figure skating:

This sport includes single, pairs, or group events. In figure Skating, athletes perform on the ice. It was the first-ever winter Olympic sport that was included in the Olympics.

Figure Skating disciplines are Men’s Singles, Women’s singles, pair skating, and ice dance.

Alpine skiing:

Downhill skiing or Alpine skiing is the pastime of sliding down snow-covered slopes on skis with fixed heel binding. Other Skiing sports included free-heel bindings. It is practiced at the Skies resort.

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