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Winter games in Beijing is 6 months away as the country strengthens COVID-19 prevention Updated: 2021-08-12 09:59:51 KST

Speaking of an Olympics under the pandemic the Beijing Winter Olympics is only six months away, and COVID-19 prevention is the top priority for the organizers.
12 stadiums and 3 training facilities have been built and 24 stadiums are still being finished.
Stadiums have been reshaped from their original blueprints to separate athletes and coaches from different nations, as well as including emergency isolation paths and rooms in case a case is discovered.
In addition, participants at the Winter games will be in a strict bubble similar to the system used in Tokyo with restrictions on travel and engagement with Beijing residents.
The IOC recently said whether or not spectators will be allowed to attend by then is still under question.
Scheduled to take place from February 4th to 20th, the Winter Games is seen as a major moment of pride in China, with Beijing poised to become the world's first city to host both the Summer and Winter Olympics.
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