2022 Asian Games
|Host city||Hangzhou, China|
|Opening ceremony||September 10|
|Closing ceremony||September 25|
|Main venue||Hangzhou Sports Park Stadium|
The 2022 Asian Games, also known as XIX Asiad (Chinese: 第十九届亚洲运动会; pinyin: Dì Shíjiŭ Jiè Yàzhōu Yùndònghuì), will be a multi-sport event celebrated in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China from September 10 to 25, 2022. Hangzhou will be the third Chinese city to host the Asian Games, after Beijing 1990 and Guangzhou 2010.
The Chinese Olympic Committee confirmed that Hangzhou submitted a bid, and is the only city to declare the candidacy in August 2015. Hangzhou was officially awarded as the host city on September 16, 2015 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, during the 34th OCA General Assembly.
According to the proposal, Ningbo, Shaoxing and Huzhou will also be the part of competition venues. The Games also enhanced the construction of several railways in the city, and shorten the travel to one and half hours.
44 venues will be used during the Games, which 30 venues are already existing in the city, 10 are under construction and another 4 venues are in the planning stage.
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