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SBD Global/July 8, 2014/Olympics
Oslo, Almaty, Beijing Become Candidate Cities For 2022 Winter Olympics
Published July 8, 2014
- Oslo is focusing its bid on youth and building on the legacy of the 1994 Lillehammer Games. It hopes to inspire the population to embrace a healthier and more active lifestyle.
- Almaty’s legacy plans center on providing the conditions to enable the city to become a sports, tourism and convention hub in Central Asia.
- Beijing is seeking to provide an extended legacy for venues built for the 2008 Olympic Games. It wants to create a winter sports center for China and use the Winter Games to act as a catalyst for the further development of the tourism and winter sports industry (IOC).