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China: Olympic Games

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 83266, tabled on 29 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department has taken to ensure the safety of UK athletes travelling to China for the 2022 winter Olympics.

Answered on

7 December 2021

We expect China to respect and uphold rights and freedoms as guaranteed under international law, including for all athletes participating in the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

British Embassy Beijing are in regular contact with the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association. As with all Olympics and Paralympics, we will provide advice and support in line with our travel advice.