Seven new events have been added to the Beijing Winter Olympic Games

2022-05-02 0 By

From the mountains of Zhangjiakou, to the skating track in Yanqing, to the ice events and big jumps in Beijing, seven of the 109 events in 15 different disciplines are new to the Games.It is worth waiting to see who will win the seven gold MEDALS.At the first Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix, France in 1924, bobsleigh racing was included in the Olympic Winter Games.But it wasn’t until the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City that women’s events were included.As the name implies, a single snowmobile competitor has to complete the start, push, slide, sprint, etc.There are four bobsled events in Beijing, namely men’s double bobsled, men’s quadruple bobsled, women’s single bobsled and women’s double bobsled.As you can see, the single bobsled is for women only.Notably, 1,314 of the 2,892 Olympic athletes, or 45.2 percent of the total, were women.It is understood that one of the goals of the Beijing Winter Olympics is to achieve gender equality, so the number of women participating in this Winter Olympics is the highest ever.Among the women’s moguls, American Klie Humphries is one of the strongest contenders for gold.She has won two gold MEDALS and a bronze medal in previous Winter Olympics and is also dominant in the duet bobsled event.Humphries was born in Canada and has always competed for her country;But she will compete for the United States and clinch a gold medal for team USA.The mixed team freestyle skiing aerials event made its debut at the 2014 — 2015 World Cup and has been included as an official event at the 2019 World Championships.The mixed aerials team requires three competitors per team, including at least one of different genders;So two boys and a girl, or two girls and a boy.Han Xiaopeng won China’s first gold medal in the men’s aerials event at the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics.China’s veteran rookies withstood the pressure to win the mixed team gold twice at the World Cup in December, adding to the team’s confidence in the event.In addition, the Russian Olympic team, as well as the Swiss team in the mixed team events are strong.Snowboard big jump was popular with athletes and skiers when it first appeared at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.As a sport dominated by young athletes, the introduction of freestyle skiing big Jump to the Winter Olympics owes much to the successful debut of snowboarding big Jump at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.The big jump will be held at the Shougang Ski Big Jump in Beijing, the only snow event to be held in the city.It is worth mentioning that shougang Ski big Jump will also become the first permanent ski big jump venue in the world.Gu, who is making her winter Olympics debut, will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of the big jump.She will compete in halfpipe, slopestyle and the big jump. Although the big jump is her latest event, her World Cup gold medal this season has added to the suspense.On the men’s side, Sweden is a strong contender for gold and silver in the event, having won one gold and one silver in the past two World championships, as well as Kim Gubuze of Switzerland and Edward Cetherio of Canada.The Olympic Winter Games added a mixed relay to the short-track speed skating event, bringing the total number of gold MEDALS in short-track speed skating to nine.The mixed relay requires each team to send two men and two women to race over 2,000 meters.According to the schedule of the Beijing Winter Olympics, the first gold medal in short track speed skating will be won in the mixed relay on February 5.China has had a good performance in this season’s four World Cup events, with wu Dajing and Ren Ziwei leading the lineup is expected to make a good start.South Korea, long a short-track speed skating powerhouse, and the Netherlands, which has joined the ranks of world powers, will be aiming for the gold medal.The mixed team ski jumping event was added to the World Cup in 2012 and the World Championships in 2013, and is not officially included in the Olympics until 2022.Ski jumping teams need at least two men and two women to qualify for the Winter Olympics to compete as a mixed team in the event.Germany has not been absent from the podium at the World Series since 2013, and Austria and Norway are also noteworthy.In addition, The Asian nation Of Japan has won the world championship in this event, which is the only world championship gold medal missed by Germany.Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter Games Olympic Winter GamesThe track is 800-1300 meters long, with a vertical drop of 140-260 meters and a total width of 40 meters.The main test athletes sliding ability, speed, line control, anti-interference ability, leap technical level.World champions Jared Hughes and Belle Brookhoff of Australia are aiming for gold, with Italy’s 2021 world silver medalist Lorenzo and Somaliva and Michele Mojoli as their biggest rivals.Promoting a more balanced ratio of male and female athletes is a major highlight of the adjustment of the Beijing Winter Olympics.In addition, there are three considerations for the addition of these seven events. First, it will not conflict with the overall planning of the Winter Olympics venues, and there is no need to add additional venues;Second, there is a need for TV broadcasters to increase the content of the Winter Olympic Games.Third, these projects are relatively popular among young people in recent years.