2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing concludes; Norway tops with 37 medals

2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing concludes; Norway tops with 37 medals

  • The closing ceremony of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games was held on February 20, 2022, at National Stadium (known as the Bird’s Nest) in Beijing. 
  • The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, was held from 4 to 20 February 2022.
  • The Games featured a record 109 events across 15 disciplines in 7 sports. 
  • The venues of the Games were distributed across three zones- Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou.

Top country

  • Norway topped medal table for the second successive Winter Olympics, winning a total of 37 medals, including 16 golds. This is a new record for the most amount of gold medals won at a single Winter Olympics.
  • Germany finished second with 27 medals overall,, while the host nation China finished third with 15 medals.

India at the 2022 Winter Olympics

  • The Indian team at the game was represented by one male alpine skier, Arif Khan.
  • He was the country’s flagbearer during the opening ceremony, meanwhile a volunteer was the flagbearer during the closing ceremony.
  • India could not win any medal at the games.

2026 Winter Olympics

  • The Presidency of the Games was formally handed-over to Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, in Italy, to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Points to Remember:

  1. 2022 Winter Olympics was held in which country?
  2. 2022 Winter Olympics closing and opening ceremony was held in which stadium?
  3. Which country won highest medal at the games?
  4. How many medals have been won by India?
  5. Name of the athlete who represented India at the Games and his sports field?
  6. Which country will host the 2026 Winter Olympics?
  7. Games was held across how many disciplines and sports. 

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