Backgounder: Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics bid milestones
Updated: 2015-06-09 09:31
LAUSANNE - The two candidate cities bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, Beijing and Almaty, will be given the chance to show their detailed bidding projects in front of the IOC memebers at the Olympic Museum in Lansanne of Switzerland on Tuesday.
Following are the major events for the 2022 winter games bid.
November 11, 2013:
The Chinese Olympic Committee formally announces its bid to the International Olympic Committee as a candidate city for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
March 14, 2014:
The International Olympic Committee officially announces 5 cities bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games: Beijing, China; Krakow, Poland; Oslo, Norway; Almaty, Kazakhstan; and Lviv, Ukraine.
July 7, 2014:
The International Olympic Committee officially announces the 3 cities that have become candidate cities for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games: Beijing, China; Oslo, Norway; and Almaty, Kazakhstan.
August 1, 2014:
The entire Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games Bid Committee takes their very first picture all together, posed underneath the official bid logo which is designed after the Chinese character for Winter.
October 1, 2014:
With Oslo, Norway officially retracting its bid, the remaining 2 candidate cities for the 2022 Winter Olympics are Beijing, China and Almaty, Kazakhstan.
January 6, 2015:
Representatives from the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Bid Committee arrive in Lausanne, Switzerland to officially deliver their candidature file for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games to the International Olympic Committee.
March 24-28, 2015:
International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission visits Beijing.
June 1, 2015:
International Olympic Committee released the report by the Evaluation Commission for the Olympic Winter Games 2022.
June 9-10, 2015:
A high-level delegation of senior Beijing 2022 officials travel to Lausanne for the 2022 Candidate City Briefing.
July 31, 2015:
The host city for the Olympic Winter Games 2022 will be elected at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur following a final presentation by the cities to the full IOC membership.