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Beijing Wins the 2022 Winter Games

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After Krakow, Stockholm, Oslo and other cities famous for skiing dropped out of the competition, China and Kazakhstan were the only countries left with bids to host the Winter Olympic Games in 2022. Today, the International Olympic Commission announced its decision: the venue will be Beijing, China.  Helen Lenskyj is professor emeritus at the University of Toronto and the author of five books on the Olympics.

Special thanks to Paul von Zielbauer for production assistance.

Credits

Guest:
Helen Lenskyj - University of Toronto

More:
Lenskyj on the 2022 Winter Olympics decision

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sáša Woodruff, Katie Cooper