How much suspense is a pool of clear water?
(Tokyo Olympics) How much suspense is a pool of clear water?
China News Service, Tokyo, July 22. Question: How much suspense is a pool of clear water?
The newly built Tokyo Aquatics Center for the Tokyo Olympics will be used to host Olympic swimming, diving and synchronized swimming competitions. As the whistle of the game gets closer, how much suspense is there in a pool of clear water?
China’s “Fei” and “Yu” are crowned?
In Rio, the Chinese swimming team won 1 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze. In this competition, 35 gold medals will be produced in the swimming event, and the Chinese swimming team, which has just experienced the transition between the old and the new, will “make one gold at five points.”
p >The picture shows Chinese player Zhang Yufei preparing for training on the sidelines. Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita
The biggest favorite in the team to win gold is Zhang Yufei. Her 200-meter butterfly is the best in the world this year, and her 100-meter butterfly ranks second in the world. She is also the main force in the men’s and women’s 4×100-meter medley relay, and set a new world record with Xu Jiayu, Yan Zibei, and Yang Junxuan in the national championship held last year.
After finishing the adaptability training on the 22nd, Zhang Yufei said when interviewed by reporters from China News Agency and other media that he felt “quite good to swim”. The “Queen of Butterfly” believes that compared with the “worry” when participating in the last Olympic Games, his mentality has now stabilized: “I am still waiting for the outbreak on the day of the competition.”
Zhang Yufei will also The old photos of the race in Rio were printed out and made into ornaments and hung on the backpack. In the photo, she combed her hair into double buns, which looked like Nezha, an ancient Chinese mythical figure. She said, this time we will “successfully “make trouble in the sea””.
It is the third time for Xu Jiayu, the world champion of backstroke, to participate in the Olympics. In Rio, he won the runner-up in the men’s 100m backstroke with a difference of 0.34 seconds. “”The swimming pool is very empty, and the visual sense of backstroke is very good. I feel very comfortable. “He said.
From “first gold” to “sweeping”?
Since participating in the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984, the Chinese diving team has won 40 Olympic gold medals, but never The Olympic Games achieved a feat of winning gold medals.
Zhou Jihong, who once won the first Olympic diving gold medal for China at the Los Angeles Olympics, is now the leader of the Chinese diving team. Recently, she led the team out of Tokyo Narita Airport. To the media, she said that the team would do their best to do their best to get the 8 gold medals this time.
In the past few days, when it was the turn of the Chinese diving team to train in the stadium, Zhou Jihong I also supervise the battle on the spot, and occasionally work with the coach to direct the players to improve their movements. For the athletes, they need to adapt to the stadium, lighting, jumping platform, etc. as soon as possible.
“Every training feels better . “Two-time Olympic champion Cao Yuan said. Men’s platform jumping World Championship champion Yang Jian said that he should try to keep himself calm, “just treat it as an ordinary game.” He will partner with Shi Tingmao on the 25th to hit the first diving of this tournament The gold medalist Wang Han said, “I thought I would be very excited when I came in (the stadium), but suddenly I found it was okay.”
In Rio Olympics, the U.S. swimming team won 16 golds, 8 silvers and 9 bronzes, and Australia swims. The team won 3 golds, 4 silvers and 3 bronzes. When they came to Tokyo, the two teams sent 49 people and 35 people respectively, and they were going to have a heads-up.
Among them, Ledecki is a representative of the American swimming team, 800 meters and The 1500-meter freestyle is ranked first in the world this year. But in the 200-meter and 400-meter freestyle, the Australian team’s Titums is even better. The men who won 7 gold and 6 gold in the 2017 and 2019 World Championships respectively Drexel is expected to become the “multi-gold king” in this Olympics.
The host Japanese team is also a star-studded. The gold medalist Hagisuke Hagisuke of the men’s 400m medley at the Rio Olympics , And his “like an enemy and like a friend” Taiya Seto will join forces to fight for the gold medal. The female player Rikako Chie, who has returned to the competition from leukemia, plans to participate in the relay competition. She told the media that she will do her best to fight for the gold medal. A game that “allows the audience in front of the TV to feel the warm atmosphere”.
In terms of diving, British players Daly and Ralph, Ukrainian teenager Shereda, Australia’s Kenny, and Malaysia’s Pande Laila, Canadian player Benfito and other famous players should not be underestimated.
What’s the performance of the “new role”?
According to information from various parties, there will be many retired by then ‘S swimming/diving name will appear in Tokyo Aquatic Center as a brand new identity.
China’s “diving queen” Guo Jingjing will serve as the referee of the Tokyo Olympic diving event. There are reports that Guo Jingjing, who retired from the sport and returned to his family in 2011, I thought about whether to be a referee for a long time, “I think about it later, when the child is older, I have to work, and finally decided to participate.”
In comparison, “Olympic Hardware King” Chen Ruolin’s referee experience Even more abundant. After retiring in October 2016, she began her diving referee career and entered the FINA Diving Technical Committee in 2017. /p>
“Flying Fish” Phelps, who won 23 Olympic gold medals in his career, “fought” Tokyo again, but the “match field” changed from a pool of clear water to a screen. He will participate in Olympic coverage as a reporter and swimming commentator. There are comments that people look forward to benefiting from the perspective of the Olympic athlete who has won the most medals. (End)