- Canada Won Women’s Ice Hockey, defeating the USA.
- Beijing becomes the first country to host the Summer and Winter Olympics.
- Norway became the highest medal scorer (37), followed by ROC (32) and Germany (27).
- The USA added 25 Medals to the Table.
The Olympics schedule in Beijing this winter began on February 04 and ended on February 31. More than 2000 athletes and 91 Teams were part of the winter Olympic schedule. On July 31, 2015, Beijing won the bid to host the Winter Olympics. Having done that, China became the first country to host the summer and winter Olympics. Keeping the “Joyful Rendezvous upon Pure Ice and Snow,” the Olympics encouraged 300 million people from China to watch and embrace the game. Simultaneously, the 109 events took place in the three competition zones, including central Beijing, Yanqing, and Zhangjiakou.
Competitions and Games
Beijing hosted four snow events, including Men and Women snowboard big air and freestyle skiing big air. Following up are the ice events, including curling, ice hockey, and skating.
Yanqing is a suburban district of Beijing. Furthermore, it is home to the famous Badaling and Juyongguan stretches of the Great Wall. Moreover, it hosted Alpine skiing. It also hosted sliding, including bobsleigh, skeleton, and luge events.
Zhangjiakou is to the northwest of the neighboring Hebei province. It hosted all the other snow events, including snowboarding, freestyle skiing, cross country skiing, ski jumping, Nordic combined, and biathlon. Further, the event happened in the Chongli district, which is a popular skiing destination.
Travelling and Time: Reaching The Olympic Locations
In 2019 The Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway was completed. It is the fastest transportation for reaching the Olympic destination.
Travel time from Beijing to Yanqing is 20 minutes, and from Beijing to Zhangjiakou to 50 minutes.
Olympics Schedule Women’s Hockey
All games of the Olympic hockey tournament broadcasted live on Peacock (premium tier) or NBCOlympics.com (with cable authentication) and the NBC Sports app (with cable authentication).
Olympics Schedule February 6 witnessed the USA Women Hockey defeating Switzerland in the preliminary round. And that 3-0 it made it to the final preliminary round with Canada to be held on February 7.
To get the Commanding lead, the USA scored five goals in the first period, including four in the final six minutes. Hilary Knight started things with her power-play goal at 5:40. And Jesse Compher added a flurry of goals at 14:04. After Nine seconds, Knight scored her second. Before the end of the period, Kelly Pannek and Amanda Kessel both added goals.
The Women’s tournament came close after Canada defeated the USA 3-2 to win the gold medal. Furthermore, the two nations have previously met in the gold medal game in five of the six Olympic tournaments of Women’s hockey. Moreover, Canada has claimed four Olympic gold medals, including in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014. However, the USA won two in 1998 and 2018. Interestingly, the USA and Canada have dominated the World Championship scene as Canada won 11 titles and the USA nine.
At the End of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games, the Women’s ICE Hockey team got the top three performers of the Year. It includes Canada, USA, and Finland. Likewise, Canada won the Gold medal, the USA silver, while Finland Bronze.
Men’s ICE Hockey
In Men’s Ice Hockey, Finland finished first, ROC second, and Slovakia third.
Olympics TV Schedule
All the events were covered majorly by USA Network and NBC in Local Time.
TV Schedule Details: https://teamusa.usahockey.com/2022olympicwomenschedule
Beijing Olympic 2022 Summary
Norway became the highest medal scorer (37), followed by ROC (32) and Germany (27). Both Canada and USA fared well, with the USA adding 25 Medals while Canada 26.