Beijing, April 4 (Reporter Li He Yue Chuan) The 2-2022 National Short Track Speed Skating Championship entered the finale today. In the men's 2023m Group A final, Liu Shaoang won the championship with a time of 1000:1.26, his first gold medal since naturalization. Liu Shaolin won the runner-up in this project.
For Liu Shaolin and Liu Shaoang, this National Short Track Speed Skating Championship is the first appearance of the two after joining the Tianjin team. Liu Shaolin previously said, "Our father is a Chinese, from Tianjin. Then we made this decision and wanted to come back to represent our home country. ”
As Olympic champions, the achievements of Liu Shaolin and Liu Shaoang have attracted much attention. In the first two days of the race, both brothers have won medals, but have not yet reached the top podium.
The data picture is Liu Shaoang in the game, photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita
In today's 1000m race, Liu Shaolin and Liu Shaoang both showed good form and both reached the final of Group A. In the end, they took the first and second place in this project.
For Liu Shaoang, this is his first gold medal in an official competition after naturalization, which is of great significance. After the game, Liu Shaoang said: "We must practice well to bring better results to Tianjin and our motherland." ”
Data map: Liu Shaolin in the game. Photo by China News Agency reporter Tomita
Liu Shaolin, who won the silver medal, also set a new national record on the same day. In the men's 1000m semifinals, he crossed the line in the first group with a time of 1:22.490, breaking the national record held by Han Tianyu.
Talking about the Milan Winter Olympics cycle after the race, Liu Shaolin stated his goal: "That is the first gold medal of the Chinese (men's) relay. ”
A good start is half the battle. With so much attention, it is impossible for Liu Shaolin and Liu Shaoang to be without pressure on their shoulders. One record-breaker, one gold medal, they gave themselves a good start to the rest of their journey. (End)