A record!Three athletes from Zhejiang competed in the Beijing Winter Olympics


More than 100 athletes and coaches from the Chinese sports delegation to the Beijing Winter Olympics came to Tian ‘anmen Square this morning to watch the flag-raising ceremony and take the oath of starting the battle.The reporter learned that in the Chinese winter Olympic delegation has been confirmed in the lineup, there are three Zhejiang faces, they are Du Jiani, Wu Zhitao and Ye Jielong, Du Jiani and Wu Zhitao selected athletes, Ye Jielong became P card player (substitute player), this is the first time zhejiang nationality athletes appear in the Winter Olympic Games.Wu Zhitao (born in 1998), Du Jiani (born in 1999) and Ye Jielong (born in 2000) are all ice and snow athletes in track and field.Du Jiani, a former heptathlete from Jiaxing, won the national Track and field Grand Prix Series in Huangshi in 2019 and has since been selected for the national bobsleigh team.In January 2020, Du jiani and her teammates won the gold medal in women’s duet bobsled competition at the 14th National Winter Games.”As an athlete, I want to take part in the Olympic Games and win glory for my country.As an athlete from Zhejiang, I want to take part in the 2022 Winter Olympics at home and win glory for Zhejiang.”Wu Zhitao from Wenzhou and Ye Jielong from Jinhua won the gold medal and the third place respectively at the 14th National Winter Games in 2020.In 2018, Wu Zhitao, who once competed in men’s 200m and 400m events, was selected as a member of the national bobsleigh team.Won the U23 title with his teammates at the 2018-2019 ISAF World Junior Championships.Wu Zhitao said frankly, “although our snow team is young, we are not afraid of any strong team, we break through with zero and constantly surpass ourselves!”In 2021-2022 season, du jiani and her teammates won the sixth place in women’s double bobsled in Sigurda, Latvia.Wu zhitao and his teammates placed 13th in the men’s four-man bobsled race in Winterberg, Germany.Finally, both boarded the express train for the Beijing Winter Olympics.In addition to the above three, seven zhejiang snow and ice athletes, including Lin Huiyang, who won the quota for China’s women’s skeleton bobsled Olympic Games, have been training with the national team. Some athletes still have the opportunity to participate in the Beijing Winter Olympics in other ways.Wang Runiu, director of the track and field Department of Zhejiang Sports Vocational And Technical College, said zhejiang is striving to get good results and accumulate experience for the next Winter Olympics after achieving the breakthrough of zero participation in the Beijing Winter Olympics.Reporters learned that in addition to 3 competitors, Zhejiang has 12 judges appear in the Beijing Winter Olympics, which is also an important “sports Zhejiang army” team.

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