China News Service, Qingzhen, Guizhou, May 4th (Qu Honglun) The 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games National Rock Climbing Training Team (All-round Group) Trials, hosted by the Mountaineering Management Center of the General Administration of Sports of China, the China Mountaineering Association and the Guizhou Provincial Sports Bureau, was held on the 4th. Held in Qingzhen City, Guizhou Province.

  The trials consisted of men's and women's biathlon (rock climbing, difficulty) and physical fitness tests.

A total of 23 athletes from 13 men and 10 women from Chongqing, Guizhou, Guangdong and other places signed up for the competition. The top 4 men's and 4 women's athletes will be selected for the Hangzhou Asian Games National Rock Climbing Training Team (preliminary team).

Luo Jintao, athlete No. 011 of the Guizhou National Team, competes in the men's biathlon (difficulty).

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  Rock climbing competitions began in the 1950s, and after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games, they were once again included in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Rock climbing competitions include speed competition, rock climbing competition, difficulty competition and all-around competition.

The Hangzhou Asian Games rock climbing competition will be held from September 15 to September 19, 2022, and a total of 6 gold medals are expected to be won.

  Luo Shen, a national coach of the Mountaineering Management Center of the General Administration of Sport of China and director of the competition committee of this trial, said that the all-around team of the national rock climbing training team will prepare for the Hangzhou Asian Games and the first phase of the Paris Olympic Games from December 7, 2021. The rock climbing training camp was opened in Qingzhen Sports Training Base in Guizhou Province. Since then, it has been transferred to Guizhou and Beijing, and has undergone basic physical training and special training for nearly half a year.

Luo Zhilu, athlete No. 028 of the Shaanxi National Team, competes in the women's biathlon (rock climbing).

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  Luo Shen said that this trial will be a comprehensive test of the preparations, and it is of great significance for the rock climbing project to prepare for the 2024 Paris Olympics and the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games.

  On the 4th, men's biathlon (rock climbing, difficulty) and women's biathlon (rock climbing, difficulty) were held.

"For me, rock climbing and difficulty events are more difficult than rock climbing. I gave myself 80 points in today's competition." Guizhou athlete Luo Jintao won the 8th place in the men's biathlon (rock climbing, difficulty) competition. name.

Chen Yongchen, athlete No. 002 of the Zhejiang National Team, competes in the men's biathlon (rock climbing).

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  Although Luo Jintao is young, he has rich experience in competitions, including the National Games and the National Youth Climbing Championships.

He told reporters that he will actively prepare for the next physical fitness test, hoping to achieve good results, enter the national rock climbing training team, and stand on the field of Hangzhou Asian Games and Paris Olympic Games to win glory for the country.

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