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360-degree dragon-shaped track to be built for 2022 Winter Olympics
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360-degree dragon-shaped track to be built for 2022 Winter Olympics

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Rendering of the National Sliding Center, a venue for the 2022 Winter Olympics, show a scale and design representing a mythical Chinese dragon. (Photo/China Daily) (ECNS) — A full circle track spanning the mountain ridges to resemble the shape of a mythical Chinese dragon will be built for the bobsleigh, skeleton and luge events of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. It will also be the world’s first 360-degree race track. Racers would reach top speeds of 134.4 kmph on the downhill sprint section, so track construction requirements are extremely high, with the most challenging building projects located at the […]

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