Tokyo Gold Point丨Pioneering Chinese Shooting Team This time it’s going to turn around
China News Service Client, Beijing, July 22 (Reporter Yue Chuan) The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games will be held tomorrow. Today’s “Tokyo Gold” column focuses on shooting events.
Tokyo Olympic shooting competition will be held from July 24th to August 2nd, with 15 gold medals in total. According to the schedule, the women’s 10-meter air rifle event will be the first gold in the Tokyo Olympics.
Shooting has always been a Chinese sports One of the team’s advantage projects, the Chinese shooting team has always played an important role as a pioneer in the previous Olympic Games. In the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, Xu Haifeng shot the first Olympic gold for the Chinese Army in the 60-round men’s pistol slow-fire competition.
Five years ago, Zhang Mengxue won the women’s 10-meter air pistol championship and won the first gold for the Chinese team in Rio, but that was also the only gold medal that the Chinese shooting team won in the Olympics. Therefore, to fight a beautiful turnaround in Tokyo, this is the goal of the Chinese shooting team.
Shooting is a sport that contains a certain degree of chance, and performance on the spot has a great influence on the result. Especially after the Olympic competition system was changed, the finals became more intense and exciting. Therefore, it is difficult to predict the trend and outcome of the game until the last shot is fired. Whoever can achieve the level of training in a stable state of mind will have a certain advantage.
Tokyo of the Chinese shooting team The Olympic lineup consists of Yang Qian, Wang Luyao, Zhang Yu, Shi Mengyao, Chen Dongqi, Jiang Ranxin, Lin Yuemei, Wang Qian, Xiong Yaxuan, Xiao Jiaruixuan, Wei Meng, Zhang Donglian, Wang Xiaojing, Deng Weiyun, Yang Haoran, Sheng Lihao, Zhang Changhong, Zhao Zhonghao , Pang Wei, Zhang Bowen, He Zhengyang, Lin Junmin, Li Yuehong, Yu Haicheng and other 24 people.
This is a very young team. Only a small number of players such as Pang Wei and Yang Haoran have Olympic experience. The list includes a group of “post-00” teenagers such as Yang Qian, Jiang Ranxin, Zhang Yu, Xiao Jia Ruixuan, Sheng Lihao, Zhang Changhong, among which Sheng Lihao is only 16 years old.
Although young players are very aggressive, the downside is that due to the epidemic, various competitions of the International Shooting Federation this year have been affected to varying degrees. For reasons of safety and other factors, the Chinese team did not participate in international competitions, so there are not many opportunities for these young people to exercise. The foreign players tested the training results through actual combat, felt the atmosphere of the game, and adjusted their psychological state. Chinese players need to make up for their shortcomings and deficiencies in other ways.
In this shooting team Among them, Pang Wei is a well-deserved big brother. The 35-year-old Pang Wei is the fourth time he has participated in the Olympic Games. He is the athlete who has participated in the Olympic Games the most in this Chinese sports delegation and is also one of the 24 Olympic champions.
Pang Wei won the men’s 10m air pistol gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and he won the third place in the event at the Rio Olympics. At the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, Pang Wei will not only compete in the men’s 10-meter air pistol single event, but also compete with his teammates for a 10-meter air pistol mixed team. He said he would do his best to get the national flag to be raised at the Tokyo stadium.
The 25-year-old Yang Haoran is The only player in the rifle event who has participated in the Olympic Games. However, at the Rio Olympics, Yang Haoran, who participated for the first time, did not perform at all levels and failed to pass the qualifying round. This time, as the champion of the World Championships, he has the opportunity to make up for his regrets. Yang Haoran’s main item is men’s 10-meter air rifle, and he will also join his teammates in a 10-meter air rifle mixed team.
Among all the small items of shooting, the one that has received the most attention is the women’s 10-meter air rifle. Although Yang Qian is only 21 years old, she has won four consecutive championships in the four Tokyo Olympic trials of the Chinese shooting team of the project, and she has outstanding stability. Together with her teammate Wang Luyao, she will represent the Chinese team to make an impact on the Tokyo Olympics.
Women’s 10m air rifle , The Chinese team’s competitors are mainly in Asia, and there are also players from Romania and Russia who have considerable strength. In particular, the Indian team is not only the women’s 10-meter air rifle project, the overall level of improvement in Indian shooting in the past two years is obvious to all. In the gold spot of other Chinese shooting teams such as men’s 10-meter air rifles and men’s 10-meter air pistols, There are also outstanding players in India.
The Chinese shooting team wants to fight this turnaround, and every detail needs to be polished to the best possible extent. (End)