Illustration: Brian Wang Illustration: Brian Wang
Illustration: Brian Wang

On icy luge tracks, Chinese and US Olympians navigate distractions, disruptions while training for Beijing

  • As President Xi Jinping prioritises sports to help achieve the ‘Chinese dream’, Beijing hopes to mint medallists in previously untried events such as luge
  • China creates an ‘instant’ team and hires foreign coaches to compete in the notoriously difficult winter sport

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Illustration: Brian Wang Illustration: Brian Wang
Illustration: Brian Wang
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