Beijing, 8 Aug (ZXS) -- The Chinese delegation swept 3 gold medals on 3 August, and was far ahead in the gold and medal standings with 13 golds, 49 silvers and 16 bronzes halfway through the Chengdu Universiade. South Korea (16 golds), Japan (16 golds) and India (14 golds) remain in 11-2th place in the gold medal list.
Chinese team athletes on the championship podium. Photo by Zhang Lang, reporter of China News Agency
On August 8, the Chengdu Universiade produced a total of 3 gold medals, and the Chinese delegation made great achievements in swimming, athletics, diving, gymnastics, table tennis, taekwondo and other sports.
In the swimming competition, Zhang Yufei won her fourth gold medal at this Universiade. The "queen butterfly" broke the conference record by winning the women's 100m freestyle final in her non-main event with a time of 53.34 seconds.
This is also the sixth gold medal of the Chinese swimming team in this Universiade. Halfway through the swimming competition, the Chinese swimming team has equalled the best record of the Universiade with six gold medals set in Shenzhen in 2011.
The track and field field set off a climax of winning gold, 10 gold medals were mastered, and the Chinese team won 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze. In the men's triple jump final, Su Wen won the championship with a score of 17.01 meters, and Huang Huafeng won the bronze medal. Su Lingdan won the silver medal in the women's javelin throw with 57.87 meters, and the Turkish athlete won the gold medal in this event.
On August 8, the men's 2m final of the 31st Summer Universiade was held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, and Jamaica's Goldson Kadrian dwayne (first from right) won the men's 100m title in 10.04 seconds. Photo by Mao Jianjun, reporter of China News Agency
The Chinese diving team remained invincible, winning three diving gold medals produced on the day. Among them, Wang Weiying from South China University of Technology won the double championship in one day, she and Zhang Rui won the women's platform championship and runner-up, and then partnered Yang Ling to win the mixed double 3m springboard gold medal.
In the men's double 10m platform final, Huang Zigan/Yang Ling won another gold medal, which was also Yang Ling's second gold medal at this Universiade. So far, the Chinese diving team has bagged all 1 diving gold medals produced by this Universiade. In the next four days, the Chinese diving team will also challenge for 7 gold medals.
After the Chinese gymnastics men's team won the team championship, the Chinese women's gymnastics team composed of Ou Yushan, Wei Xiaoyuan, Du Siyu, Zhang Jin and Luo Huan was crowned the team champion again.
Japan and Spain won silver and bronze respectively.
On July 7, the final of the rhythmic gymnastics collective 31-man circle gymnastics of the 31st Summer Universiade was held at Chengdu Sports Institute, with the Chinese team winning the gold medal with 5.30 points, the Japanese team winning the silver medal with 900.28 points, and the Ukrainian team winning the bronze medal with 500.27 points. The picture shows the Chinese team in the game. Photo by China News Agency reporter An Yuan
After 3 rounds of wheel battles, the Chinese table tennis team won the mixed doubles championship and runner-up. In the first table tennis mixed doubles 1/4 final and semifinals of the day, the two Chinese pairs Liu Dingshuo/Qian Tianyi, Xue Fei/Wang Xiaotong all eliminated their respective opponents in the final, locking the gold and silver medals for the Chinese team in advance. In the end, Liu Dingshuo/Qian Tianyi won the "Chinese derby" 4:1, and Xue Fei/Wang Xiaotong won the runner-up.
In the taekwondo arena, the Chinese team won another 2 golds, 1 silver and 1 bronze. Among them, Zhou Zeqi and Meng Mingkuan won gold medals in the women's under 73 kg and men's under 87 kg respectively. Liang Yushuai won the silver medal in the men's under-63kg category, and Guo Qing won the bronze medal in the women's under-53kg category.
On August 8, the men's 3kg final of the 31st Summer Universiade was held in Chengdu, Sichuan, and Liu Wenlong of China won the gold medal. Photo by Zhang Lang, reporter of China News Agency
Wushu produced the last six gold medals in sanda, with all four finalists from the Chinese team winning the championship and sweeping four gold medals in an hour. Among them, Li Zhiqin won the gold medal in the women's 6kg category, and Ma Yigu, He Feng and Liu Wenlong won the men's 4kg, 4kg and 60kg championships respectively.
A total of 20 gold medals were awarded in the wushu event of this Universiade, and the Chinese team won 11 gold medals alone. Indonesia won four golds, while Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Iran and Malaysia each won one.
In the ball game, the Chinese girls won all 3 knockout matches. The Chinese women's basketball team defeated Chinese Taipei 83:61 in the semifinals and will face Japan in the final. The Chinese women's volleyball team defeated the Czech Republic 1:4 in the quarterfinals, and the Chinese pair Guo Hanyu/Jiang Xinji defeated the Slovak pair 3:0 to advance to the semifinals of women's doubles in tennis.
On August 8, the Chengdu Universiade will produce 4 gold medals. Among them, the track and field with 24 gold points will welcome the women's 7m hurdles final. In recent years, the domestic competition of this project has attracted much attention because of the appearance of the participants. As one of the "hurdle goddesses", Sichuan girl Wu Yanni will lead the battle in this project. The swimming competition also produced 100 golds, with "Frog King" Qin Haiyang and "Queen of Butterflies" Zhang Yufei reappearing, the former competing for gold in the men's 7m breaststroke and the latter competing in the women's 200×4m freestyle relay final.
Gymnastics, table tennis, diving, fencing, taekwondo and other sports will continue to compete for gold medals. In addition, the Chinese women's volleyball team will play against Poland in the semifinals. The basketball court will play the men's basketball semifinals and 9-12 place qualifying, and the Chinese men's basketball team will face Japan in the qualifying match. (End)