(Tokyo Olympics) Olympic "Four Dynasties" Gong Lijiao finally wins shot put gold

  China News Service, Tokyo, August 1 (Reporter Xing Chong) Gong Lijiao, the four dynasties of the Olympic Games, finally realized his dream at the New National Arena in Tokyo on August 1. In the women's shot put final held that day, she won the 20m 58 personal best. Good results to win the championship.

This is also the first gold medal won by the Chinese track and field team in this Olympics.

On August 1, local time, in the women's shot put final of the Tokyo Olympics, the Chinese star Gong Lijiao successfully won the championship with a personal best of 20 meters and 58 meters.

This is Gong Lijiao's first Olympic gold medal in his career, as well as the first gold medal won by the Chinese track and field team in this Olympics.

  As a famous shot putter, Gong Lijiao won bronze and silver medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics, respectively. However, she failed to stand on the podium both times, because the results of other players were cancelled.

  This time Gong Lijiao finally realized his dream for many years.

In the qualifying round, Gong Lijiao easily threw 19 meters 46 on his first shot and successfully advanced to the final.

At that time, she was dubbed by netizens as "getting off work in ten seconds."

  The American star Sanders, who cast 19 meters 22 in the qualifying round, is Gong Lijiao's biggest opponent.

On the first shot of the day, Gong Lijiao threw 19 meters 95, and Sanders shot 19 meters 65 to rank second; the second shot Gong Lijiao made a mistake and actively fouled and gave up the score; the third shot she raised her score to 19 meters 98. .

On August 1, local time, in the women's shot put final of the Tokyo Olympics, the Chinese star Gong Lijiao successfully won the championship with a personal best of 20 meters and 58 meters.

This is Gong Lijiao's first Olympic gold medal in his career, as well as the first gold medal won by the Chinese track and field team in this Olympics.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita

  In the fifth shot, Gong Lijiao raised her score to 20m53, which refreshed her previous world best score of 20m39 in the domestic Olympic test competition. Sanders shot 19m79.

The key sixth shot Sanders fouled and the result stayed at 19.79 meters. Gong Lijiao, who had already won the gold medal in advance, shot another 20 meters 58, refreshing his personal best.

  Sanders of the United States ranked second with 19 meters 79 meters, and New Zealand's Adams of 19 meters 62 won the bronze medal.

  There were two other Chinese players who entered the finals of the day. Song Jiayuan, who participated in the Olympic Games for the first time, ranked fifth with 19.14 meters. Gao Yang's best score of the first three shots was 18 meters 67. He failed to enter the final three shots and finally ranked. the 10th.

  Gong Lijiao said that this gold medal was hard-won, and the dream for many years has finally come true. If the country needs it, it will continue to compare. Song Jiayuan also said that she will follow Jiao's footsteps and develop Chinese women's shot put even better. (Finish)

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