Residents hold Chinese and Olympics flags at a rehearsal for a celebration event in Zhangjiakou, which will join Beijing in hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Photo: Reuters Residents hold Chinese and Olympics flags at a rehearsal for a celebration event in Zhangjiakou, which will join Beijing in hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Photo: Reuters
Residents hold Chinese and Olympics flags at a rehearsal for a celebration event in Zhangjiakou, which will join Beijing in hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Photo: Reuters

China hosting 1990 Asian Games lit way for Beijing 2008 Olympics

  • Country will host next Asian Games in Hangzhou, the same year as the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
  • Dominance of the medal table began in Beijing 30 years ago, but lead-up beset with building delays, boycotts and budget issues

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Residents hold Chinese and Olympics flags at a rehearsal for a celebration event in Zhangjiakou, which will join Beijing in hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Photo: Reuters Residents hold Chinese and Olympics flags at a rehearsal for a celebration event in Zhangjiakou, which will join Beijing in hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Photo: Reuters
Residents hold Chinese and Olympics flags at a rehearsal for a celebration event in Zhangjiakou, which will join Beijing in hosting the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Photo: Reuters
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