2021-07-21

Tokyo Golden Point | Bell Angels fights again for the Olympics, track bikes look forward to new breakthroughs

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China News Service Client, Beijing, July 22 (Reporter Yue Chuan) One day before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, this issue of “Tokyo Gold” focuses on track cycling.

Tokyo Golden Point | Bell Angels fights again for the Olympics, track bikes look forward to new breakthroughs

Tokyo Olympic Track Cycling Project The game time is from August 2 to August 8. Angel Zhong will compete in the women’s team sprint with teammate Bao Shanju as the defending champion. In addition, the two will also participate in the women’s scramble and the Kailin match, while Liu Jiali will compete in the women’s all-around. Xu Chao will participate in the men’s scramble match and the Kailin match.

Among the 431 athletes of the Chinese sports delegation in Tokyo, 24 are Olympic champions. Zhong Tianshi is one of the 19 Rio Olympic gold medalists. This “Mulan” is also in the track cycling team. The most watched player.

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In the past few Olympic Games , The Chinese track cycling team rushed upward one step at a time, until it rewritten history at the Rio Olympics five years ago. The title of Bell Angel “Mulan” also began in the Rio Olympics.

At that Olympic Games, “golden partners” Zhong Tianhe and Gong Jinjie won the women’s team racing competition in one fell swoop, achieving a breakthrough in the Olympic zero gold of China’s track cycling event. Together with this gold medal, two helmets with theatrical masks of “Mulan” and “Mu Guiying” were also recorded in the annals of history, and the one belonging to the angel Zhong is “Mulan”.

In the Rio Olympics cycle, Angel Zhong won all the way from the World Cup, the National Games, the Asian Games, and the World Championships to the Olympics. In just four years, he gathered all the major championships in one. However, in the Tokyo cycle, due to injuries and other factors, Zhong Angel’s state is a bit ups and downs compared to before.

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After the World Championships last year For a long time, Zhong Angel, who was troubled by a knee injury, did not participate in the official competition. Fortunately, Zhong Angel’s injury has improved this year, which enabled her to devote all her energy to preparing for the Tokyo Olympics.

This is the second time that Angel Zhong has set foot on the Olympic Games. The 30-year-old said in an interview earlier that this may be her last Olympic Games as an athlete. In the defending battle of the women’s team sprint, Zhong Tianhe will partner with teammate Bao Shanju to strive for another success.

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Video of Bao Shanju in the competition Screenshot

This year’s 24-year-old Bao Shanju is a player who has gradually emerged in the Tokyo Olympic cycle. In the National Track Cycling Championships last year, Bao Shanju won three gold medals in the 250-meter individual time trial, 500-meter individual time trial and team race, and broke the national record four times during this period. Her team racing with Angel Zhong is the key to the success of the Chinese track cycling team in the Tokyo Olympics. (End)