Winter Olympics 2022

Winter Olympics 2022

Sydney Green

This year the winter Olympics are taking place in Beijing. They started on February 4 and will be ending on February 20.  As of right now, Germany is taking the lead with 6 first-place medals. Norway is right behind them with 5, Austria with 4, and the US with 3.

Lindsey Jacobellis, US snowboarding cross, earned the US its first 1st place. Nathan Chen and  Chloe Kim also received a 1st place medal.



  1. The first Winter Olympics Games took place in Chamonix, France, in 1924.
  2. The oldest Winter Olympic sport is figure skating.
  3. The Olympic Rings represent the unity of the five continents, Africa, Asia, America, Europe, and Oceania.
  4. The Olympic motto is “Faster, Higher, Stronger- Together.”
  5. Tug of war was an Olympic sport from 1900 to 1920.