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The 2022 Winter Olympics will mark the second time in a row that the occasion is held in Asia and the third time since 1998.
The Video games start in Beijing on February 4, however they’ll look a lot totally different to the Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea in 2018. There shall be no worldwide spectators on the occasion because of the ongoing issues attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The protection of the Video games won’t change a lot for viewers in america and United Kingdom. All the occasions shall be streamed in comparable fashions to earlier Olympics.
2022 Winter Olympics Data
Dates: February 4-20
Location: Beijing, China
Stay Stream Data: Occasions may be live-streamed on NBCOlympics.com (US) and BBC iPlayer (UK).
The American contingent on the Winter Olympics will once more look to compete on the prime of the medal desk with Norway, Germany and Canada.
Snowboarder Chloe Kim, alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin and determine skater Nathan Chen are among the many prime United States medal favorites.
The U.S. positioned fourth within the medal desk in Pyeongchang with 23 whole medals. That was a lower from the 28 earned in Sochi, Russia in 2014.
The Individuals ought to be within the medal dialog in alpine snowboarding, determine skating and the lads’s and ladies’s hockey tournaments, however it will likely be troublesome to catch the nations within the medal desk which have a selected deal with lesser-known Winter Olympics occasions.
Norway and Germany tied with 14 gold medals 4 years in the past, and the Norwegian group topped the general medal desk with 39 gold, silver or bronze placings.
Norway sometimes dominates the biathlon and cross-country snowboarding occasions, whereas Germany is thought for its ice-sledding groups in luge, skeleton and bobsled.
Canada will compete for a top-three spot within the medal desk once more if it continues to thrive within the freestyle snowboarding occasions, the place it received 4 golds in Pyeongchang. It must also be within the combine for curling and hockey medals after choosing up three medals from these two sports activities 4 years in the past.
A lot of the different competing nations will try and win medals in sports activities they specialise in, or by large particular person athletes.
The Netherlands won’t end within the prime three of the medal rely, however it ought to produce a decent whole due to its speed-skating experience. The Dutch received seven gold medals in that sport in 2018.
Nice Britain’s lone gold of 2018 got here by Lizzy Yarnold within the skeleton. The British athletes ought to be aggressive in curling and all through the skeleton competitors, the place they earned three whole medals in Pyeongchang.