Beijing 2022 starts 1000-Day countdown

Added On May 12, 2019

 The "1000-Day-to-Go" countdown ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games was held on Friday evening in Beijing.

A total of 11 guests came to push the button starting the countdown at 8:00pm Beijing time. 
The 1,000 square meters LED countdown timer was installed between the fourth and seventh floors of the Olympic Park's Linglong Tower from now until 2022. 
Mayor of Beijing Chen Jining said the preparations for Beijing 2022 are proceeding smoothly on all fronts. 
International Olympic Committee vice president Yu Zaiqing congratulated the organizers of Beijing 2022, saying "Beijing is making history once again as the first city in the world to host both the Summer and Winter editions of the Olympic Games."
Beijing 2022's Olympic and Paralympic Games Volunteer Service Action Plan was also launched at the ceremony.