President Xi vows fantastic Winter Olympics

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Beijing on Saturday, pledging to host a fantastic, extraordinary and excellent Winter Games in 2022.

Beijing was chosen to host the 2022 Winter Games at an IOC session in Kuala Lumpur on July 31, becoming the first ever city to stage both the Summer and Winter Olympics.

Xi said the 2022 Winter Olympics will raise the enthusiasm of Chinese people towards the Olympic Movement and involve more people in ice and snow events.

Bach congratulated Xi on Beijing’s successful bid, hailing China’s efforts as valuable support to the Olympic Movement.

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