Reporting from Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia – As reported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at its 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, following is the schedule of events for July 31 when the host cities for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games will be elected.
Information will be updated in this space if any changes occur.
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(Local time is in Kuala Lumpur; ET is North America Eastern Time Zone; UTC is Universal Time; (-1) occurs July 30.
|Brasov 2020 YOG Presentation||09:00 to 09:30 local / 18:00 ET (-1) / 22:00 UTC (-1)|
|Lausanne 2020 YOG Presentation||09:30 to 10:00 local / 18:30 ET (-1) / 22:30 UTC (-1)|
|Almaty 2022 Presentation||10:30 to 11:30 local / 22:30 ET (-1) / 02:30 UTC|
|Beijing 2022 Presentation||11:55 to 12:55 local / 23:55 ET (-1) / 03:55 UTC|
|Reports by Evaluation Commission||15:00 to 15:40 local / 03:00 ET / 07:00 UTC|
|Vote for Host Cities (2020 and 2022)||16:15 to 16:35 local / 04:15 ET / 08:15 UTC|
|Announcement Ceremony||17:30 to 18:00 local / 05:30 ET / 09:30 UTC|
What City would like to see host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games?
- Almaty (80%)
- Beijing (20%)
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