The Norwegian National Team: I believe China will host a wonderful Winter Olympics
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics enter the first anniversary of the countdown. The Norwegian Embassy in China recently held a celebration event. The head of the Norwegian delegation for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics introduced the Norwegian national team’s preparations, and Express expectations and confidence in the Beijing Winter Olympics.
At the event site, the Norwegian ice and snow athletes expressed their expectations for the Beijing Winter Olympics through video. In the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Norway plans to send a delegation of more than 300 people to participate, including about 125 athletes. The two heads of the Norwegian Winter Olympics and Paralympic Winter Olympics delegations said that although the epidemic has affected the overall training of the players, it has not dispelled their high enthusiasm.
Picture of the head of the Norwegian Winter Olympics delegation Ray Overebo: We look forward to the success of the Beijing Winter Olympics, which will be an important opportunity for ice and snow sports to step onto the world stage. Despite the impact of the new crown epidemic, the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee has still made good preparations and believes that it will provide the best protection for the athletes. We are very looking forward to competing in these excellent venues.
Norway is a strong country in ice and snow sports. Since China and Norway formally signed a sports cooperation agreement in 2017, cooperation projects under the framework of winter sports between the two countries have gradually increased. Many young Chinese athletes enter Norwegian sports high schools, and some Norwegian coaches and athletes are also training Chinese cross-country skiing teams and biathlon teams in China to prepare for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Norwegian Ambassador to China Besina: China has proposed The goal of “driving 300 million people to participate in ice and snow sports” is a very grand vision. The more people participate in winter sports, the broader the space for cooperation between China and Norway. We are willing to further strengthen cooperation with China in ice and snow sports. The joint efforts of both sides will make winter sports more prosperous.