The Beijing 2022 organizers released the seventh edition of the competition schedule for the Olympic Winter Games on Tuesday, with curling mixed doubles the first event to start.
The lastest version of the schedule was released following approval by the International Olympic Committee, and is still subject to change.
The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games are scheduled to take place from February 4 to 20, 2022. The Games program will include seven sports, 15 disciplines and 109 medal events.
Compared with PyeongChang 2018, seven new events have been added to the Beijing 2022 program, namely women's monobob, short track speed skating mixed team relay, ski jumping mixed team, freestyle skiing aerials mixed team, freeski men's big air, freeski women's big air and snowboard cross mixed team.
According to the schedule, curling mixed doubles round robin will be the very first event of the Games, beginning on February 2, two days before the opening ceremony. High-profile events of ice hockey, curling, figure skating and ice dance will be staged on the opening ceremony day, while the closing ceremony day features finals of men's ice hockey, women's curling, four-man bobsleigh, cross-country skiing women's 30km mass start as well as the figure skating gala exhibition.
The events of short track speed skating will have six competition days. Five out of 12 competition sessions are arranged at night for figure skating.
With the Big Air Shougang the only snowboarding venue located in the Beijing Zone, and others in the Zhangjiakou Zone, the organizers noted that athletes with simultaneous entries in both Big Air and slopestyle will compete in both zones.
Opening Ceremony: Feb. 4, Beijing Bird's Nest National Stadium
Closing Ceremony: Feb. 20, Beijing Bird's Nest National Stadium
Feb. 4: 09:30-14:35 Men's singles short program, women's singles short program, ice dance rhythm dance in the figure skating team competition; 09:30-14:35
Feb. 6: 09:30-13:05, figure skating team competition double skating short program, men's singles free skating;
Feb. 7: 10:30-14:00, double skating free skating, ice dance free dance, women's singles free skating in the figure skating team competition;
Feb. 8: 09:15-13:30, men's singles short program;
Feb. 10: 09:30-13:40, men's singles free skating;
Feb. 11: 19:00-22:40, ice dance rhythm dance;
Feb. 13: 10:00-13:35, free ice dance;
Feb. 15: 18:00-22:25, women's singles short program;
Feb. 17: 18:00-22:10, women's singles free skating; On February 18th, 18:30-21:45, double skating short program;
Feb. 19: 19:00-22:05, double skating free skating;
Feb. 20: 12:00-14:30, show slide
Feb. 5, 19:00-21:35, women’s 500m, men’s 1000m qualifying; mixed team relay quarter-finals/semi-finals/finals;
Feb. 7, 19:30-21:05, men's 1000m quarter-finals/semi-finals/finals; women's 500m quarter-finals/semi-finals/finals;
Feb. 9, 19:00-21:40, women's 1000m qualifying; men's 1500m quarter-finals/semi-finals/finals; women's 3000m relay semifinals;
Feb. 12, 19:00-20:50, women's 1000m quarter-finals/semi-finals/finals; men's 500m qualifying round; men's 5000m relay semifinals;
Feb. 14, 19:30-21:00, men's 500m quarter-finals/semi-finals/finals; women's 3000m relay finals;
Feb. 16, 19:30-21:30, women's 1500m quarter-finals/semi-finals/finals; men's 5000m relay finals.
Feb. 14: Women's Seminfinals: 12:10-14:30, 21:10-23:30, Wukesong Sports Center
Feb. 17: Women's Final, 12:10-15:00, Wukesong Sports Center
Feb. 18: Men's Semifinals: 12:10-14:30, 21:10-23:30, National Indoor Stadium
Feb. 20: Men's Final: 12:10-15:00, National Indoor Stadium
SNOWBOARDING BIG AIR
Feb. 14: Women's Qual. 09:30-11:45; Men's Qual. 13:30-15:45
Feb. 15: Women's Final 09:30-10:55; Men's Final 13:00-14:25
FREESTYLE SKIING BIG AIR
Feb. 7: Women's Qual. 09:30-11:45; Men's Qual. 13:30-15:45
Feb. 8: Women's Final: 10:00-11:25
Feb. 9: Men's Final: 11:00-12:25
Feb. 8: Mixed doubles final 20:05-22:20
Feb. 19: Men's final, 14:05-17:20
Feb. 20: Women's final, 9:05-12:20
Feb. 12: Men's 500 meters, 16:00-17:50
Feb. 13: Women's 500 meters, 19:30-21:25
Feb. 17: Women's 1,000 meters, 16:30-18:00
Feb. 18: Men's 1,000 meters, 16:30-17:55
Feb. 13: W Monobob Heat 1 & 2 09:30-11:45
Feb. 14: W Monobob Heat 3 & 4 *09:30-12:00M; Two-Man Heat 1 & 2 20:05-22:45
Feb. 15: M Two-Man Heat 3 & 4 20:15-22:45
Feb. 18: W Two-Woman Heat 1 & 2 20:00-22:15
Feb. 19: M Four-Man Heat 1 & 20 9:30-12:05; W Two-Woman Heat 3 & 4* 20:00-22:25
Feb. 20: Four-Man Heat 3 & 4 09:30-12:25
Feb. 6: M Downhill 11:15-13:45
Feb. 7: W Giant SlalomRun 1 10:00-11:40; Run 2 13:30-15:35
Feb. 8: M Super-G11:00-13:25
Feb. 9: W SlalomRun 1 10:15-11:50; Run 2 13:45-15:40
Feb. 10: M Alpine Combined Downhill segment 10:30-12:45; M Alpine CombinedSlalom segment 14:30-16:25
Feb. 19: Team Event11:00-13:10
Feb. 10: Aerials mixed group 19:00-20:35
Feb. 14: Women's slope obstacle skills 9:30-11:00
Feb. 14: Women's Aerials 19:00-20:35
Feb. 16: Men's Aerials 19:00-20:35
Feb. 18: Women's U-shaped pool site skills 9:30-11:10
Feb. 6: Women's Slopestyle *Final 09:30-11:10; Men's Slopestyle Qual. 12:30-14:30
Feb. 9: Women's Halfpipe Qual. 09:30-11:10; Men's Halfpipe Qual. 12:30-14:10
Feb. 10: Women's HalfpipeFinal 09:30-11:10
Feb. 11: Men's HalfpipeFinal 09:30-11:10
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