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Chinese Leaders Welcome Team China Home from PyeongChang 2018

Source:China Daily08/03/2018 12:00

Chinese Leaders Welcome Team China Home from PyeongChang 2018

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli meets with the Chinese delegation that returned home after the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 in Beijing on Feb. 27, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]

BEIJING - On February 27, Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with the Chinese delegation that returned home from the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

Zhang expressed his congratulations to the athletes and coaches on their performance at the Olympic Winter Games.

China won nine medals in Pyeongchang, including one gold, six silver and two bronze medals.

With the Pyeongchang Games having concluded, the focus turns to Beijing as the Chinese capital will host its first Olympic Winter Games in 2022.

Zhang stressed that the preparations for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games must follow the principles of "Green, Inclusive, Open, and Clean" to honor China's commitment to host a "fantastic, extraordinary and excellent" Games.

He also called on the sports sector to work harder in the lead-up to the 2022 Olympic Winter Games so that China can produce good results in competitions.

Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong also attended the welcome ceremony.