In the early morning of the 3rd Beijing time, the famous sprinter Su Bingtian, who was recently elected vice chairman of the Chinese Athletic Association, ushered in his season debut at the World Athletics Indoor Tournament in Gothenburg, Sweden.
In the men's 60-meter race, Su Bingtian finally won the championship with a time of 6.59 seconds, ushering in a good start.
In the preliminaries that day, Su Bingtian ran 6.75 seconds and advanced as the group leader.
In the final, Su Bingtian quickly took the lead at the start, followed by Japanese player Higashida Mōyo.
In the end, Su Bingtian withstood the opponent's impact and crossed the finish line first.
Data map: In the men's 100-meter track and field semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics in Japan, Su Bingtian advanced to the final in 9.83 seconds and broke the Asian record. This is also the first time a Chinese has entered the Olympic men's 100-meter final.
Image source: ICphoto
After winning the championship, netizens sent blessings to Su Bingtian one after another. Some netizens even said: "Su Bingtian is the speed ceiling of the yellow race with a history of more than 5,000 years."
It is worth mentioning that Su Bingtian, born in 1989, will be 34 years old this year.
From an unknown teenager to the familiar "Asian Flying Man", Su Bingtian has always been committed to interpreting China's speed in the track and field arena.
In the men's 100-meter semi-final of the Tokyo Olympics, Su Bingtian broke the Asian record with a time of 9.83 seconds, becoming the first Chinese to break into the Olympic men's 100-meter final.
In the men's 4×100m relay event at that time, he and Xie Zhenye, Wu Zhiqiang and Tang Xingqiang ran a time of 37.79 seconds, ranking fourth.
However, after the Tokyo Olympics, the International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) issued an announcement, finding that the British sprinter Chikindu Uja violated anti-doping regulations during the Tokyo Olympics, and the British team was deprived of the relay silver medal.
The Canadian team won the silver medal and the Chinese team won the bronze medal.
And this is also the first medal won by the Chinese team in the Olympic men's 4×100m event.
After hearing the news, Su Bingtian, who fought in the Olympic Games three times, couldn't hide his excitement. He said bluntly: "This Olympic medal belongs to all Chinese sprinters."
From 10.28 seconds in the 2009 National Athletics Championships, to 10.10 seconds in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, to the breakthrough 9.83 seconds in the Tokyo Olympics...Su Bingtian has become a legend in the history of Chinese track and field from a witness and witness. creator.
Data map: The picture shows Su Bingtian and his teammates in the game.
Photo by China News Agency reporter Du Yang
At the beginning of 2023, Su Bingtian has a new identity in addition to athletes: the vice chairman of the Chinese Athletic Association.
Outside the arena, he continues to speak for the athletes through his own efforts.
As early as 2019, Su Bingtian was already a member of the World Athletics Federation Athletes Working Committee.
"Thanks to the World Athletics Federation and the Chinese Athletics Team for their trust and support! I will cherish this hard-won opportunity, work hard to do this job well, live up to everyone's expectations, and speak out for the majority of athletes!" Talking about this honor , Su Bingtian prefers to call it a responsibility.
Although he holds several positions, as a professional athlete, Su Bingtian still has a heart to break through himself.
During the winter training from the end of last year to the beginning of this year, Su Bingtian devoted himself to the complete season preparation.
Data map: Su Bingtian, associate professor of the School of Physical Education of Jinan University, guides students in basic warm-up in class.
Photo by China News Agency reporter Chen Jimin
Just after the Lunar New Year, Su Bingtian started the new season early.
This time, it was the first time that Su Bingtian set foot on the European arena after three years.
According to the plan, Su Bingtian will also participate in the next two races in Mondville and Levin in France.
The ratings of the first three indoor tours this season are D, B and A respectively, which means that the competitiveness of the competition is gradually increasing.
Starting the new season from a small indoor competition, and then transitioning to a higher-intensity competition, Su Bingtian seems to be moving towards a bigger goal step by step.
In the second half of this year's World Athletics Championships and next year's Paris Olympics, the dissatisfied Su Bingtian may bring even greater surprises to the Chinese people.
(Reporter Xing Rui)