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Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Jul 31, 2015    

Kuala Lumpur: Beijing was selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games ahead of Almaty at the 28th International Olympic Committee (IOC) session here on Friday.Beijing, which beat Almaty by 44 votes to 40 with one abstention, will become the first city to host both a summer and winter Games. The Chinese capital hosted the 2008 Olympics, BBC reported.The secret ballot held by 85 IOC members was conducted twice, first electronically and then by paper, after it was discovered the electronic system had malfunctioned.The Games will be divided between the capital and the city of Zhangjiakou -- whi...

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