Beijing 2022 releases second edition of Games Playbooks

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games released the second edition of the Beijing 2022 Playbooks on Monday. These guidelines will help athletes, team officials and all other participants to finalize their travel and arrival planning in Beijing, their participation in the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and their departure from China.

The latest updates provide, for example, additional information on vaccinations; customs entry requirements; flight reservation; tests before departure; the period leading up to the Games; the closed loop system; accommodation; transport; food and drink; screening tests; Health surveillance; management of close contacts; and the period between the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. A “Key Points to Remember” section is also included to help guide stakeholders through each step of their Games experience. Speaking on this latest version, Christophe Dubi, IOC Executive Director for the Olympic Games, said: “In collaboration with the IPC and Beijing 2022, we have worked closely with the world’s leading experts in the field of organization of sports and health events to finalize and implement the necessary COVID. -19 countermeasures that will allow the Games to run safely and successfully. “

Colleen Wrenn, IPC Paralympic Games Delivery Manager, said: “The second version of the Beijing 2022 Playbooks is the result of the close and continued partnership and collaboration established between the IOC, Beijing 2022 and the IPC. . With the experience gained in delivering major events across the world and the contribution of medical experts, we are confident that the measures outlined in the Playbooks will allow participants to participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games while protecting their health. the health of all participants and the Chinese people. “Han Zirong, Vice President and General Secretary of Beijing 2022, said,” After extensive consultation and discussion, Beijing 2022, the IOC and IPC jointly formulated The second edition of the Playbooks based on the refinement and refinement of the first edition of the Playbooks. The measures described in the Playbooks are formulated in accordance with the latest COVID-19 scientific research, expert opinions and experience other international competitions. We believe these countermeasures can effectively reduce the risk of COVID-19; ensure that athletes and all Olympic and Paralympic participants can train, compete and work safely during the Beijing 2022 Games and protect the health and safety of the local population Simple, safe and beautiful Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. “

Complementing the key principles outlined in the first edition of the Beijing 2022 Playbooks, the second edition includes information requested directly by stakeholders and from feedback received at various briefings held since October. This approach ensures transparency and ensures that all participants understand what is expected of them, having been involved in the development process. Further policies and information will continue to be provided over the coming weeks. In view of the constantly changing global health situation, any necessary additional countermeasures will be implemented up to and during the Games period, to ensure the safety of all participants and the local population.

The Olympic Winter Games will be held from February 4 to 20, 2022 and the Paralympic Winter Games will be held from March 4 to 13, 2022. (ANI)

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