Young short-track speedskating athletes are training in the first four-season indoor ice rink in Yanqing, Beijing, Jan 8, 2020. [Photo by Wei Xiaohao/China Daily]

In preparation for the Beijing Winter Olympics, Yanqing district has been vigorously developing infrastructure for ice sports. The area’s first four-season indoor ice rink, which opened at the beginning of 2019, has accommodated the training needs of different teams of athletes, including those in short-track speedskating, from all over the country. At the same time, the rink is open to the public to promote ice sports programs.