(Beijing Winter Olympics) Gu Ailing on the podium of the Winter Olympics: Retain "the happiest second of life"

  China News Service, Beijing, February 8 (Reporter Chen Hang) On the evening of the 8th, Gu Ailing, who won the gold medal in the freestyle ski jumping platform of the Beijing Winter Olympics, climbed to the highest podium in the award plaza and took many deep breaths as the national flag was raised. , "I want to put every second deeply in my memory".

  That night, medal presentation ceremonies for short track speed skating men's 1,000 meters and freestyle ski jumping were held in Beijing Awards Plaza between the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube.

When Gu Ailing took over the gold medal, there were bursts of cheers and applause.

On the evening of February 8, the award ceremony for the women's freestyle ski jumping platform of the Beijing Winter Olympics was held in Beijing Awards Plaza.

The picture shows Chinese athlete Gu Ailing, who won the championship, at the award ceremony.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Li Jun

  The freestyle ski jumping platform is a new addition to the Beijing Winter Olympics.

On the same day, 18-year-old Gu Ailing won the first gold medal in the women's snow event in the history of the Chinese Winter Olympics at the Shougang Ski Jump, which is also the first gold medal in the freestyle ski jump in the history of the Winter Olympics.

With the online name "Frog Princess Ailing", she described it as "the happiest second of life" on social platforms.

  In an interview, Gu Ailing couldn't hide her smile, "I'm very happy now."

She mentioned that the Olympic gold medal has been displayed on her mobile phone screen for several months, and she felt very proud to hang this gold medal around her neck today.

"I am very touched by the support of so many friends and fans."

  Gu Ailing disagreed with many people calling herself a "genius girl", "I don't feel like I'm a genius, and I don't want others to feel like I'm a genius. I don't want others to think that they can't do what I do. I want to do it with them."

  On the one-year countdown to the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics, Gu Ailing wrote on the social platform: "I hope more young friends, especially girls, will fall in love with skiing with me, continue to innovate, enjoy nature, and break through themselves." After reaching the top podium of the Beijing Winter Olympics, Gu Ailing still did not forget her original intention, "My biggest goal is not to surpass others, but to break my own boundaries."

  "I hope that more teenagers, especially girls, can get in touch with skiing, and I hope that through today's competition and the platform of the Olympic Games, more girls will dare to challenge. I also hope that when everyone sees me on TV, they think that Ailing can do it, I also want to challenge." Gu Ailing said.

  In addition to the women's freestyle ski jumping platform, during the Beijing Winter Olympics, Gu Ailing will also participate in the freestyle skiing U-shaped field skills and slope obstacle skills competitions.

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