[Beijing Winter Olympics] Hong Kong player Zhu Dingwen: I hope to have more sports exchanges with the mainland

  [Concurrent] Zhu Dingwen, a short track speed skater from Hong Kong, China, at the Beijing Winter Olympics

  Waving the regional flag at the Olympic Games of my own country can be said to be the greatest honor of my life. For me, some of my hard work and efforts in the past ten years have finally received a very perfect recognition.

  [Commentary] The handsome young man in the shot is Zhu Dingwen, a short track speed skater from Hong Kong, China at the Beijing Winter Olympics. He was the flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics and was called "so handsome" by netizens. deep impression.

Recently, China News Service Greater Bay Area Channel "Bay Area Youth Talk" invited Zhu Dingwen and Hong Kong short track speed skating team head coach Sun Dandan to talk about the Winter Olympics.

  [Commentary] On February 11, in the men's short track speed skating 500-meter preliminaries at the Beijing Winter Olympics, Zhu Dingwen finally ranked third in the group and missed the cut.

Zhu Dingwen said that although it is a pity, it is unforgettable to be able to compete with outstanding players such as Wu Dajing.

  [Concurrent] Zhu Dingwen, a short track speed skater from Hong Kong, China, at the Beijing Winter Olympics

  It's a pity, because I kicked a knife with a Dutch player at the beginning (at the beginning), and after I kicked the knife, I got stuck in the crotch at the first corner, and it seemed that I couldn't step on it in the next few corners. Bing, a little "bald", although it is still a pity, but I still feel very honored, because it is a very unforgettable memory to be able to stand on the same starting line with Wu Dajing and the top 10 players in the world.

  [Commentary] Recalling the preparation process for the Winter Olympics, Zhu Dingwen said that as the only team that does not have an international standard short track speed skating training venue and can go to the Winter Olympics, the contribution of everyone in the team is indispensable.

  [Concurrent] Zhu Dingwen, a short track speed skater from Hong Kong, China, at the Beijing Winter Olympics

  We are the only team that can go to the Olympics without an international standard venue. In fact, our entire team can get Olympic tickets, even if it is a victory.

In fact, everyone in our team, including all the athletes, our support team, coaches, equipment technicians, everyone has their very big contribution.

  [Explanation] Today, Chinese Olympic athletes have repeatedly achieved good results in the summer and winter Olympics. Zhu Dingwen said that he hoped that China's Hong Kong sports and mainland sports will have more exchanges in the future.

  [Concurrent] Zhu Dingwen, a short track speed skater from Hong Kong, China, at the Beijing Winter Olympics

  In fact, for me, as an ice and snow athlete, if we cannot use some training resources and training conditions in the mainland, our short track speed skating team in Hong Kong can no longer improve the level. I am still very grateful to Jilin Province and many sports in the mainland. Institutions help us.

I hope that some institutions in the mainland and some institutions in Hong Kong can communicate more with each other, and I hope that more Hong Kong athletes and mainland athletes can communicate more.

  [Explanation] In recent years, China's ice and snow sports have accelerated the pace of "south expansion, west expansion and eastward progress".

Sun Dandan said that in the future, with the coordinated development of the Greater Bay Area, more ice and snow talents will be discovered.

  [Commentary] Sun Dandan, head coach of the Hong Kong Short Track Speed ​​Skating Team, China

  In this Winter Olympics, three athletes from Hong Kong, China stood on the field of the Winter Olympics, including several athletes from Guangdong who can participate in our Winter Olympics events. Effect.

We have been advocating why ice and snow sports can be developed more widely in the Greater Bay Area. In fact, after more people participate, we can increase some events in our Bay Area, which can promote the development and improvement of ice and snow sports in the two places. We will definitely find real ice and snow talents in this development process.

  Dong Zeyu reports from Beijing

Responsible editor: [Ji Xiang]

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