Beijing major projects construction headquarters office confirmed on Thursday that they are going to host the first test event for the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in February 2020.
The test will take place at the National Alpine Ski Centre in Yanqing district of Beijing where the Alpine skiing, bobsleigh, and luge events will be held. The starting area of the ski center is situated at the summit of Xiaohaitou Mountain, 2,198 meters above sea level. Seven snow tracks will be built with a total length of 21 kilometers and a will feature a vertical drop of more than 900 meters.
The ski center will host 11 events such as sliding, super giant slalom, giant slalom, and slalom. These Alpine competition venues are the first to be built in China.
As of today, nearly 90% of the total work has been completed and snowmaker installation has begun.
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