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endobj During the 2020 Summer Olympics (which, as you may recall, were actually held in August 2021), Olympic organizers initially said that no spectators were allowed to watch the games in person at venues in Tokyo due to COVID-19 safety concerns, as SELF previously reported. freya christie itf Volunteers carry signs to give visual signals allowing the medallists to take off their masks during the women's moguls victory ceremony at the Medal Plaza on Feb. 7, 2022, as part of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. After a sample is collected, it is isolated and undergoes multiple amplification cycles in an effort to detect viral RNA, or genetic material. The higher the number, the less infectious a person is considered. The Olympic World Library is an online library catalogue and information portal entirely dedicated to literature related to the Olympic Movement, the Olympic Games and Olympism. 0000016838 00000 n They will be tested again upon arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport to help make sure they dont have COVID-19. How Sprinter Scout Bassett Winds Down With Her Favorite Baseball Team. 0000021130 00000 n (No other team members tested positive.) It may be premature to call the closed-loop system a total success. AccommodationsVaccinated individuals can share a room. The activities of the IOC go well beyond the Olympic Games. According to NPR, venues in the closed loop system are separated from the general population by chicken wire and sheet metal, and some of the sites will also include automated cooking machines instead of staff to cut down on human contact even more. &~~@];L#bn1x{.voTHh%h2b$km:*bm6E]u$^z(*$) (zuT~$.%5 t\m:'2tpI2[kYmS`]sEP_{V.|R8~EUrjFJi0?QTCBcg) Eh$+R$:TY*PB3&KP J[KN>>:4I`?[P]FKw[fM`C&A;RKq|y'z[]{Pg_4}$-~9>h@I"afQt{fr7v3nM=hU. In this context, it was vital that the staging of the Olympicswith thousands of participants arriving from 91 countriesnot lead to a wider community outbreak. Beijing is the second city to stage the Games during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it tried to learn as much as it could from Tokyos infection control playbook for the Summer Olympics last year. Because of this, Beijing has adjusted its rules regarding the threshold for when someone is considered to be positive with a figure known as the cycle threshold (CT) value. 121 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<3964CAF79D71BA46AA574CCFF46D6905><422CBD865CFAA848B9681AA36E46DE83>]/Index[82 67]/Info 81 0 R/Length 154/Prev 169994/Root 83 0 R/Size 149/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream 1 0 obj These spectators, The New York Times reported, had to follow rules aimed to reduce risk of COVID-19 transmissions, including mask-wearing, a ban on shouting, and guidelines on travel to and from venues. 0000013237 00000 n Not required outdoors.

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Additionally, genomic sequencing from Japan reported in December showed that the cases related to the Games did not spread to the general population in the country, the IOC says. LaiE~:COfk|(r7[~Hk;45V[WgvUQWB-U)BA?S?CPY+ 0000028986 00000 n H[o@FW#. As the centre of reference for Olympic knowledge, the Olympic Studies Centre aims at promoting and supporting university-based Olympic education, teaching and research. Also, per IOC rules, everyone in the Olympic venues must be masked at all times, though they do make exceptions for athletes when they are either in training or in competition. Instead, Team USAs roster for the 2022 Winter Games mens tournament will be made up primarily of NCAA players. hb```g`d@$```aPphdkF /G8}cmmg^\@ As of now, the 2022 Winter Olympics are still scheduled to kick off as planned on Friday, February 4 with the opening ceremonies in Beijing, Chinas capital city. Athletes, upon arriving in China, had to mostly stay in their rooms when not training or competing. Right now, though, the chances of that happening seem very low. 0000017486 00000 n 0000009141 00000 n

SELF may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. 0000008125 00000 n 0000014265 00000 n The playbook also offers guidance for how athletes can minimize contact with each other while in the closed loop system. Oksana Masters Is the First-Ever Paralympian to Score Best Athlete' ESPYS Nomination.

According to The New York Times, news outlets reported haphazard enforcement in Tokyo, along with violations of protocol. Only certain exceptions will be made if an athlete has a history of allergic reaction to a component of the vaccine or is using any immunosuppression medication. It cant afford to do otherwise: some estimates show that China would have suffered as many as 200 million infections and 3 million deaths by now, if it had attempted to live with the virus as most countries do. AccommodationsOvernight accommodations not permitted. If they test positive, follow the above protocols. Instead, less than 131,000 cases and 4,924 deaths have been recorded in China since the start of the pandemic. trailer <<0EFA9B2C90B842AA8BBE2249AB2C2487>]/Prev 600679/XRefStm 2886>> startxref 0 %%EOF 942 0 obj <>stream 2021 International Olympic Committee. hbbd```b`` 1d`Y90L*m @$c*00"yfV3 lcDjH@0;H2N p\=YXD\`Y-}v#9@ h Not all were up to the challenge. To protect its citizens, China ran the Beijing Olympics on a strict closed loop system: participants and venues were confined to epidemiological bubbles, strictly segregated from the city at large. What is clear: This edition of the Winter Games will look a lot different than prior years. The National Hockey League (NHL) announced in December it would not participate in the 2022 Olympic mens hockey tournament because of COVID-19. China has taken a different approach to combating the pandemic than the U.S. and many other countries.

The mitigation efforts used in Tokyo, which the IOC believed to be successful, were used in the planning of the Beijing Games. 24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events. Starting January 22, travelers to Beijing will have to take nucleic acid tests (a type of molecular diagnostic test similar to a PCR) within 72 hours of arriving, according to the AP. Individuals are also required to keep 2 meters (6 feet) from athletes, and athletes must keep 1 meter (3 feet) from each other. 0000003360 00000 n 0 Of course, the success of any COVID-19 mitigation strategies depends on how closely people are following them. 0000005809 00000 n

0000005655 00000 n Article 1: Mission, Goal & Founding Principles, Article 3: Sports Training and Competition, Article 4: SOIs Governance of Special Olympics, Article 5: Governance and Operation of Accredited Programs, Article 8: Financial arrangements, Fiscal accountability, Insurance, Articles 9: Interpretation of General Rules, Articles 10: Definitions; Structure of Special Olympics, Supplement to Special Olympics General Rules. (Some of the preliminary sporting events start before the actual opening ceremonies.). This supplement to the Special Olympics Official General Rules contains those General Rules specific to the United States Accredited Programs. The COVID-19 vaccination survey is required to be submitted for each sports team and is due the same date as registration for a competition. 0000008921 00000 n Practice sizeOutdoors: No restrictionsIndoors: Fewer than 100 participants. Shes taking on the World Para Athletics Grand Prix. That said, heres what we know right now: There will be limited spectators at the 2022 Winter Games. 0000017414 00000 n One volunteer said professional psychological training was given to help them adjust our mental state.. On-site spectators were kept at a minimum. 0000035098 00000 n ABC News took a closer look at some of the rules that have been established for the Games. 0000003082 00000 n ))/TX7=h,f= %8A. f!xm+:s^7?zU#aX.#@ZADh> Mask-wearing will be enforced at all times except "when training, competing, eating, drinking, sleeping, when alone, or during interviews, stand-ups and live presentations," the playbook states. She entered the news-making business at age 8 when she created a canine-themed publication for local dog owners. %PDF-1.7 Games officials also recommend that all participants receive a booster before traveling to China. 0000028914 00000 n 0000016910 00000 n 0000005501 00000 n 0000026121 00000 n This and other information, including medical advice, anti-doping regulations and other athlete-related documentation is available here. Magazines, Digital %PDF-1.6 % As for the restrictions, Messing told TIME that athletes had already have been dealing with COVID measures for most of the season: So how strict Beijing is, its just really another competition for us.. COVID-19 has been surging around the world, fueled by the more contagious Omicron variant. Beijings COVID Rules for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Around 19,000 local volunteers agreed to spend up to two months away from their families to help out at the Games. A sign with lists COVID-19 countermeasures at a press center at an venue for the Beijing Olympics, Feb. 2, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China. While he had not seen anything of Beijing, other than a bus, my room or the rink, he lauded what he thought was a great atmosphere in the Games. All rights reserved. SELF does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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0000025977 00000 n In early January, IOC member Dick Pound told USA Today the Olympics could be canceled because of COVID-19, but said the likelihood of cancellation or postponement was very slim.. <> Recently, Beijing, as well as multiple municipalities and cities in the southern province of Guangdong, have reported cases of omicron, according to the AP.Following the detection of omicron in Beijing, Chinese authorities started mass-testing people linked to locations related to the positive test. Now, according to the statement, there will be an adapted program that will allow groups of invited spectators to be present on site during the games. They do not need to get tested at 5 days after close contact if they do not have symptoms. 0000009035 00000 n 0000017126 00000 n 2022 Cond Nast. hb``Pe`` $1F fah@Sb~6m=3dQc|Ag NL*_FI?ofx3d0\5aat GXT n)T(; ' Experts are working on a plan as cases once again spike. The General Rules provide the rules and guidelines for all our activities and bind us to our purpose, mission and goals. 0000000016 00000 n Phone: 612.333.0999 At this time, SOMN is NOT requiring vaccination for participation. After all, the games are scheduled to start very soon, and the IOC and Olympic organizers in Beijing have stressed that the games will happen as scheduled, The New York Times reported.