12 years, 23 cm! Pursue the dream 21 year-end gold, the dream chaser Gong Lijiao continues to surpass
Olympic spirit Chinese power | 12 years, 23 cm! Dream chasing 21 year-end gold medals, dream chaser Gong Lijiao continues to surpass
News from CCTV: At the Tokyo Olympics, Chinese track and field athletes have made historical breakthroughs in multiple events to demonstrate the “power of China”. Among them, Gong Lijiao won the women’s shot put gold medal with a refreshing 20m58, which was the first gold medal of the Chinese track and field team in the Tokyo Olympics and the first track and field Olympic gold medal in the history of Chinese track and field. After 21 years of pursuing dreams, Gong Lijiao realized his dream in Tokyo. She said in the post-match interview that “people must have dreams”, which has given countless people strength.
Tokyo Olympic track and field In the women’s shot put final, the Olympic “Four Dynasties” Gong Lijiao played. She shot 19 meters 95 in her first shot, and this result alone is enough to win gold. Subsequently, Gong Lijiao made the fifth shot, shooting 20m53, creating a personal best result. On the last shot, the ball crossed the 20-meter line again. At 20 meters 58, Gong Lijiao once again set a new personal best, winning the first gold medal of the Chinese track and field team in the Tokyo Olympics, and also the first Olympic gold medal in track and field events in China’s track and field history.
It took Gong Lijiao 21 years to reach the highest podium of the Tokyo Olympics at the seven World Championships and the four Olympics. In one game after another, she kept breaking through and working hard. Even if she had regrets, she never gave up, worked hard and never stopped! In 2009, Gong Lijiao cast a personal best of 20 meters 35. In the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, Gong Lijiao shot 20 meters 58. In 12 years, 23 cm, Gong Lijiao used these two figures to sum up his tenacity and hard work as an athlete. With the power of her dream, she achieved her goal.
Gong Lijiao: There is nothing more worth persisting than a dream!
After the game, Gong Lijiao posted on social media that the hard training in the past five years was all to fight this battle. The age of 32 is not a hindrance, nothing is more worth persisting than a dream!
Gong Lijiao from 2008 At the beginning of the Beijing Olympics in 2008, he participated in the Olympics four times. Although he was strong in the first three times, he still failed to stand on the highest podium. In the Tokyo Olympics this year, Gong Lijiao finally won the championship with absolute strength, fulfilling the motto of “Nothing is more worth persisting than a dream”.