Chinanews.com client, Beijing, January 6th. On the 6th, the Chinese Basketball Association announced the list of teams preparing for the Women's Basketball World Cup Qualifying Tournament in February 2022.

It is mentioned that due to physical reasons, Xu Limin no longer serves as the head coach of the national women's basketball team and has been transferred to serve as the executive commissioner of Olympic preparations.

Zheng Wei, the former assistant coach of the National Women's Basketball Team, became the acting head coach.

Image source: Official social media of the Chinese Basketball Association.

  According to the announcement, the Chinese women's basketball team will start training at the Shanghai Chongming Sports Training Base on January 10. A total of 18 players have been selected for the training list, namely: Wu Tongtong (Shanxi), Huang Sijing, Li Yueru, Li Yifan, Pan Zhenqi , Yang Liwei, Zhang Ru (Inner Mongolia), Jin Weina, Luo Xinfei (Jiangsu), Li Yuan, Wang Siyu, Yang Hengyu (Shandong), Yang Shuyu (Guangdong), Gao Song, Han Xu, Li Meng (Sichuan), Wang Lili (Xinjiang), Tang Ziting (Beijing Normal University).

  This time, Zheng Wei, the former assistant coach of the Chinese Women's Basketball Team, became the acting coach.

In the WCBA finals of the 2021-22 season that ended earlier, Zheng Wei led the Inner Mongolia women's basketball team to win the championship.

The picture shows Xu Limin directing the game.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Han Haidan

  According to the announcement, due to physical reasons, Xu Limin no longer serves as the head coach of the national women's basketball team.

  Xu Limin said that the four years in the National Women’s Basketball Team are precious and unforgettable experiences. It is his greatest honor to lead the team to win glory for the country. I am grateful to the Chinese Basketball Association, all the women’s basketball players, the coaching staff and all sectors of society for their contributions. Strong support, and will continue to work hard to contribute to the national team and Chinese basketball in the future.

  The Chinese Basketball Association also expressed gratitude to Xu Limin for his dedication and contribution: Since Xu Limin served as the head coach of the National Women’s Basketball Team in 2017, he has led the National Women’s Basketball Team to the world’s peak with a high sense of responsibility and mission, and has successfully completed various tasks. Competition task.

Especially after the Rio Olympics, the transition between new and old was successfully completed, and a group of outstanding players were excavated and cultivated.

  Since taking over the team in 2017, Xu Limin has helped the Chinese women's basketball team to repeatedly achieve good results in the international arena.

Last year's Tokyo Olympics, Xu Limin, who played with injuries, led the Chinese women's basketball team to the quarterfinals.

His images of motivating the players are still impressive.

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