Xi Focus: Xi inspects Zhangjiakou competition zone of Beijing 2022

Source:Xinhua20/01/2021 17:29

Xi Focus: Xi inspects Zhangjiakou competition zone of Beijing 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, inspects the Taizicheng rail station close to the competition venues and athletes' village of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province, Jan. 19, 2021. Xi on Tuesday arrived in Zhangjiakou by taking the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail. He inspected the Taizicheng rail station, the National Ski Jumping Center and the National Biathlon Center. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

ZHANGJIAKOU, China, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Tuesday inspected the Zhangjiakou competition zone of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Xi arrived in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province by taking the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed rail. He inspected the Taizicheng rail station close to the competition venues and athletes' village, the National Ski Jumping Centre, and the National Biathlon Centre.

Xi extended greetings to athletes, coaches and representatives of operation teams and construction staff in the Zhangjiakou competition zone.

The high-speed railway line connecting Beijing and its 2022 co-host Zhangjiakou, went into operation on December 30, 2019.

The Zhangjiakou competition zone will host 50 events of six disciplines across two snow sports during Beijing 2022.