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Panasonic to freeze Beijing Olympic pool into rink

2008 swimming venue 'Water Cube' to host curling in 2022

From "Water Cube" to ice cube: Beijing's swimming venue for the 2008 Olympics will be converted to an ice surface for curling during the 2022 Winter Games.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- A Panasonic refrigeration system will make the ice surface for the curling venue at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, as the company branches out into large-scale products used for sports venues and logistics chains in China.

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