The 24th Winter Olympic Games will kick off in Beijing on February 4, 2022. The Sports Department of Chinanews.com launched a series of columns “Hundred Questions about Winter Olympics”, aimed at popularizing Winter Olympic knowledge, answering hot questions, sharing interesting stories about ice and snow, and helping everyone have a better watching experience during the Beijing Winter Olympics.
The 3rd Winter Olympics 100 Questions | How many gold medals will the Beijing Winter Olympics produce?
The gold medal is the supreme pursuit and dream of the athletes, and the glorious moment of winning the gold is always unforgettable. So, how many gold medals will be produced in the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics?
In the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the total number of gold medals reached 102. The total number of gold medals exceeded 100 for the first time in the history of the Winter Olympics, the most. The upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics will continue to set this record.
On July 19, 2018, the International Olympic Committee announced that the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will add 7 new competition events, which determines that a total of 109 gold medals will be produced by that time.
The 7 newly added small events are women’s single snowmobile, short track speed skating mixed team relay, ski jumping mixed group, freestyle ski jump (men and women), freestyle skiing aerials mixed group and snowboard obstacles Chase mixed groups.
According to the Beijing Winter Olympics schedule, 4 gold medals will be produced on the first competition day after the start of the competition, and the fourth competition day will be the peak of the birth of gold medals, which will be produced in curling, snowboarding, biathlon, speed skating and other events. 10 gold medals.
In terms of specific events, speed skating is a major gold medal event, and 14 gold medals will be awarded during the Beijing Winter Olympics. In addition, freestyle skiing will produce 13 gold medals, and cross-country skiing will produce 12 gold medals. Alpine skiing, biathlon and snowboarding will each produce 11 gold medals.
Short track speed skating will determine 9 gold medals, figure skating and ski jumping will generate 5 gold medals, snowmobiles and sleds will each generate 4 gold medals, Nordic duathlon and curling will each determine 3 gold medals, ice hockey and steel The snowmobile will each win 2 gold medals. (Bian Liqun)