Beijing, announced to host 2022 Olympic Games and promises a smog free city
On Friday, Beijing won the bid to host the 2022 Olympic games, becoming the very first city to have hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics.
During the 2008 Summer Olympics, Beijing city demonstrated its ability to control the smog. Before the announcement Chinese officials re-iterated, adding again that pollution would not be a problem if they were to host the Winter Olympic games.
Xu Jicheng, the deputy director of Beijing 2022's communications department, said that "technically the pollution has been reduced and controlled, we have seven more years to go and it will be sunshine and white clouds."
IOC President Thomas Bach cited "It really is a safe choice," "We know China will deliver on its promises."
A smog free Beijing City, and...That´s it!