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Beijing Winter Olympics

Beijing Olympics organizers hope to have 30% capacity in venues

Whether events are outdoors or indoors could impact crowd size

Tickets for the Winter Olympics starting on Feb. 4 have not been sold to the local population. Instead organizers are distributing them to "targeted" groups of people.   © Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) -- Organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics are hoping for stadium capacities of at least 30% despite China's enforcement of tight regulations to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.

Tickets for the winter sports extravaganza starting on Feb. 4 have not been sold to the local population but instead organizers are distributing them to "targeted" groups of people.

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