After the amazing success of the Tokyo Summer Olympics, held last year among the Covid-19 virus warning, the action now moves to the Beijing Winter Olympics. The 2022 Winter Olympics is set to officially get underway on 4th February and will last till 20th February 2022.
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The more than fortnight-long Beijing Games will see a record 109 events over 15 disciplines, crossing over seven sports, with 2600-plus athletes fighting hard and participating for top glory. For the unversed, the sports of directions include Biathlon, Bobsledding, Curling, Ice hockey, Luge, Skating, Skiing. Amid the many athletes, from different parts of the world, India has only one representative in the form of Kashmir’s Arif Khan.
The 31-year-old Arif is the only Indian presenting in the Winter Olympics, opposite to the Tokyo Games where India sent its largest-ever chance. The skier from Gulmarg, Kashmir entered the record books after becoming the first from the country to qualify for two events at the Winter Olympics in January 2022 when he confirmed his spot for the alpine skiing slalom and the giant slalom event successive.
Newcast details of Beijing 2022 events
For the sports devotee, Sony has the broadcast rights for India for Beijing 2022 events. On the other hand, Online updates, will be accessible on the Winter Olympics website. Alpine skier Arif’s event will take place on February 13 and 16.