China News Agency, Beijing, May 20th. On the 19th local time, the International Olympic Committee held its executive committee in Lausanne to announce that the Chinese men's 4X100-meter relay team won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
In the men's 4X100m relay final held at the Tokyo Olympics last year, the Chinese team consisting of Su Bingtian, Xie Zhenye, Wu Zhiqiang and Tang Xingqiang ran 37.79 seconds, ranking fourth, with Italy, Britain and Canada taking the top three. name.
On February 18 this year, the International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued an announcement finding that British sprinter Chikindu Uja violated anti-doping regulations during the Tokyo Olympics. All results achieved in the rice competition will be cancelled.
Therefore, the silver medal won by the British team in the men's 4X100m relay final at the Tokyo Olympics was also stripped.
The Canadian team won the silver medal, and the Chinese team won the bronze medal.
This is the first medal won by the Chinese men's 4X100m relay team at the Olympics.
According to the relevant regulations of the International Olympic Committee on the re-issuance of Olympic medals, after the official announcement of the International Olympic Committee, the athletes who have won the medals will receive a notification from the Olympic Committee of their country (region), and then choose the method of collection.
For example, athletes can choose to receive medals at the next Olympic Games, Youth Olympic Games, at the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee or the Olympic Museum, at the relevant activities of the national (regional) Olympic Committee, at the relevant activities of international individual sports organizations, or through private ceremonies.
Once an athlete chooses a medal ceremony, the International Olympic Committee will hold a medal re-issuance ceremony within one year (unless they choose to receive the medal at the next Olympic Games) with the relevant national (regional) Olympic Committee.