The first trial event of the Olympics in China cancelled due to coronavirus


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The world Cup in Alpine skiing, which was held in Yanqing County, China, is cancelled due to the spread of the coronavirus. This was reported on the website of the International ski Federation (FIS).

In a statement, the FIS said that the level of risk in Anytine low, but the Federation has put the health and safety of athletes above all else. This stage was supposed to be the first test event of the Olympic games in 2022, which will be held in Beijing.

The first case of infection with coronavirus was recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan. According to the latest data, there are nearly six thousand confirmed cases of coronavirus 2019-nCoV, including 132 fatalities. Most of the infections occurred in China. Cases of infection are also registered in Japan, South Korea, Thailand, USA, Germany, Australia. Its symptoms are fever, fatigue and cough.

The winter Olympics in Beijing will be held from 4 to 20 February 2022. The city has hosted the summer Games in 2008.

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