The Legacy of the Beijing Winter Olympics is rich


Beijing, Feb. 11 (reporter Chen Shangwen) Liu Yumin, minister of planning and Construction department of Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee, introduced the rich heritage achievements of The Beijing Winter Olympic Games at the regular press conference of the International Olympic Committee and The Beijing Winter Olympic Organizing Committee on The 11th.On the same day, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee released a collection of Case Reports on the Legacy of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics (2022).According to Liu, the most important legacy of the Beijing Winter Olympics is the goal of bringing 300 million people to participate in snow and ice sports.The promise Beijing made to the world when bidding for the Winter Olympics has now been fulfilled.The Beijing Winter Olympics made the most of the legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and created a new double Olympic legacy.A total of 14 legacies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games will be used in the Beijing Winter Olympics, including the National Aquatics Center, the Capital Stadium and the Wukesong Sports Center, where ice making facilities have been added or optimized to make the venues more suitable.The Beijing Winter Olympics will follow the construction concept of environmental protection and heritage of nature.Environmentally friendly refrigeration systems and refrigerants have been used in 7 ice venues and 9 ice surfaces built or rebuilt for the Beijing Winter Olympics.All the new indoor venues for the Beijing Winter Olympics have reached the three-star green building standard.The Evaluation Standard for Green Snow Sports Venues developed by the Beijing Winter Olympic Games is not only an important legacy of the Games, but also China’s contribution to the international Olympic Movement.The Beijing Winter Olympics led to the revival of industrial sites and the all-round development of the host city.Liu said that in The Yanqing Competition area, the Beijing-Li Expressway directly reaches the core area of the competition area, and the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway directly reaches the yanqing urban area. The construction of stadiums and the guarantee of the high-speed transportation system have driven the all-round development of the cultural, sports and tourism industries in Yanqing District.Zhangjiakou Competition area, not only the construction of competition venues, non-competition venues, but also the construction of Taizicheng ice and snow town, the annual skiing in the competition area increased from 200,000 to more than 2 million.At the beginning of the construction of all venues of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, the dual requirements of use during the competition and legacy after the competition were taken into account simultaneously, and the venue heritage plan was formulated and formed.In addition, after years of preparation, the Beijing Winter Olympics has also formed a multi-faceted legacy of sports, culture and talent.”Beijing has made history by being the first ‘Double Olympic City’, which itself is a re-use of the legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.”Ioc Brand and sustainability Director Marie Salua said the legacy is not just about reusing physical infrastructure, but that the Beijing Winter Olympics have already demonstrated its role in nurturing sports talent, spreading ice culture and boosting the ice economy.The development of snow and ice sports in China is also crucial to the global market.Li Sen, director of the general planning department of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, said the Beijing Winter Olympics have boosted the development of snow and ice sports in China.The development of ice and snow sports will promote the improvement of ice and snow economy, equipment manufacturing and other aspects.According to the report, the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Heritage Case Report (2022) includes 44 typical heritage cases.The paper summarizes the achievements of the popularization and development of ice and snow sports, venues for the Winter Olympics, scientific and technological innovation, environmental protection, urban renewal, regional coordination, cultural communication, Olympic education, volunteer service, inclusive society construction and so on.People’s Daily (February 12, 2022 Edition 05)

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