Beijing Olympics tickets will not be publicly sold due to Covid-19

Beijing Olympics tickets will not be publicly sold due to Covid-19

18/1/2022 5:53:00 AM

Beijing Olympics tickets will not be publicly sold due to Covid-19

BEIJING - Tickets for the Winter Olympics set to begin on Feb 4 will be distributed to 'targeted' groups of people and will not be sold to the general public, the organising committee said on Monday (Jan 17), in the latest setback to the Games inflicted by Covid-19. Organisers had said in September that there would not be any international...

ReutersBEIJING - Tickets for the Winter Olympics set to begin on Feb 4 will be distributed to "targeted" groups of people and will not be sold to the general public, the organising committee said on Monday (Jan 17), in the latest setback to the Games inflicted by Covid-19.

Organisers had said in September that there would not be any international spectators at the Games, under Covid-19 prevention policies that have all but shut China's borders to international travellers.It cited the "severe and complex" Covid-19 situation and the need to protect the safety of Olympics personnel and spectators in Monday's announcement.

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