2022 Olympics banned foreign fans, athletes to face 21-day quarantine

Olympics is happening even by beating the pandemic. For cautions and security measures the organizers have taken rules in action that applies on non-resident fans, unvaccinated athletes also other associates involved in the game.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) outlined measures on its website for their upcoming game in 2022 which runs from February 4 to 20 in the Chinese capital.

They have also declared about the availability of tickets for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will only be on sale for people who reside in mainland China. Even any unvaccinated athletes arriving in the country will need to remain in quarantine for 21 days, shared by organizers.

‘Tickets will be sold exclusively to spectators residing in China’s mainland, who meet the requirements of the Covid-19 countermeasures,’ the IOC said. This signaling a ban on foreign fans to the one seen at the Tokyo Summer Olympics.

‘Specific requirements on Covid-19 countermeasures for spectators from China’s mainland and the details of ticketing arrangements are under discussion and development, and will be released to the public in due course once they are finalized,’ IOC added.

‘Games participants who are not fully vaccinated will have to serve a 21-day quarantine upon arrival in Beijing. Athletes who can provide a justified medical exemption will have their cases considered’, IOC also stated.

According to IOC, all athletes and Games participants who are fully vaccinated will enter the closed-loop management system only. Further details on Covid-19 countermeasure will be released in the form of ‘Playbooks’ in late October and December, the organization added.