In the Beijing Olympic Park, nearly 6,000 people had swarmed to the central square to witness the historic moment.
They were then overwhelmed by excitement after Bach’s announcement.
A proclamation of the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has sent Beijing into ecstasy.
The German has announced to the world that Beijing wins the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
In Beijing and its co-host Zhangjiakou City of Hebei Province, people welcomed the exciting moment with traditional dances, patriotic songs and even tears.