Beijing Winter Olympics will play out 19 days starting from Feb 2 with nearly 3,000 athletes competing in 109 medal events across 15 disciplines in seven winter sports.
So far, Chinese athletes have qualified in 96 of the 109 events. China's winter sports athletes target a gold rush at the long-awaited home Olympics. Let's have a preview of some of the key events.
Curling - Mixed Doubles Round Robin
China vs Switzerland
This is the first event Chinese athletes will compete at Beijing 2022.
Opening ceremony at the National Stadium (Bird's Nest)
Feb 5 / 19:00
Short Track Speed Skating - Mixed Team Relay
Chinese team is hopeful to win the first gold medal in this event at Beijing 2022.
Feb 6 / 16: 40
Ice Hockey - Women's preliminary round
China vs Japan
Feb 7 / 19: 30
Short Track Speed Skating - Men's 1000m Quarter/Semi/Final
Chinese athlete Ren Ziwei is aiming to win the gold.
Feb 8 / 10:00
Freestyle Skiing- Women's Freeski Big Air Final
Gu Ailing will compete.
Feb 9 / 19:00
Short Track Speed Skating - Men's 1500m Quarter/Semi/Final
Snowboard - Women's Snowboard Halfpipe Final
Cai Xuetong and Liu Jiayu will compete.
Figure Skating - Men's Free Skating Final
Feb 11 / 20:20
Skeleton - Men's Heat
Geng Wenqiang will compete. "My goal for Beijing 2022 is to demonstrate China's speed in the sport," Geng said.
Feb 12 / 16:00
Speed Skating - Men's 500m