Hangzhou, September 9 (ZXS) -- The women's team final of the competitive gymnastics event of the Hangzhou Asian Games was held at the gymnasium of the Huanglong Sports Center on 25 September, and the Chinese women's gymnastics team won the gold medal, achieving the 25th consecutive championship of the Asian Games. The runner-up and third place were won by Japan and North Korea, respectively.
"The performance of the athletes today was very good, and the atmosphere on the field was also very good, although the scoring time in the balance beam competition was a little longer, which had some impact on the mentality of the players, but the players finally played their level through adjustments." He Hua, coach of the Chinese gymnastics team, said after the competition.
On September 9th, the women's qualification and team final of the Hangzhou Asian Games competitive gymnastics was held in the gymnasium of Huanglong Sports Center, and the Chinese gymnastics women's team won the championship. The picture shows the Chinese team players taking a group photo on the podium. Photo by China News Agency reporter An Yuan
Since China's debut on the Asian Games stage in 1974, the Chinese gymnastics team has never left the women's team gold medal behind, and has achieved 12 consecutive women's team championships before this Asian Games. At this year's Asian Gymnastics Championships, the Chinese women's gymnastics team won the team gold medal.
This year's Asian Games and the gymnastics world championships time conflict, "two-line battle" is a "choice question" for the Chinese gymnastics team, because the Chinese gymnastics women's team needs to qualify for the Olympic Games through this year's gymnastics world championships, so priority is given to the selection of the world championship lineup.
In the Asian Games, the Chinese gymnastics women's team is composed of Zhang Xinyi, Zuo Tong, Zhang Jin, Yu Linmin, Tang Qianjing "five little flowers". Among them, Zhang Jin and Tang Qianjing are members of the Chinese women's gymnastics team at the Tokyo Olympics and have rich experience in international competitions. It is not difficult to see from the Chinese squad that in addition to aiming to defend the title, training and testing young athletes is also one of the goals of this home game.
That night, the Chinese girls appeared on the stage and enthusiastically "kissed" to the audience. Zhang Xinyi, 16 years old this year, is the youngest member of the Chinese women's gymnastics team at this Asian Games, and her smiling expression and determined eyes show the confidence and sunshine of "Generation Z".
The biggest competition for the Chinese women's gymnastics team came from Japan, whose gymnast Makoto Okamura previously said the Asian Games aimed to win gold medals in team and individual events.
In the competitions of the Chinese gymnastics women's team's strengths in uneven bars and vault, the Chinese girls completed excellent movements and maintained their suppression of the Japanese team in scoring. Although Tang Qianjing made a mistake on the balance beam, he did not hide his flaws and finally scored 12.833 points. After three rounds, the advantage of the Chinese team is already obvious.
In the final round of floor exercise, the Chinese team Tang Qianjing, Zuo Tong, Zhang Jin and Zhang Xinyi appeared one after another, and they locked the gold medal for the Chinese team with their steady performance.
On September 9, the women's qualification and team final of the Hangzhou Asian Games competitive gymnastics was held at the Huanglong Sports Center Gymnasium. 25-year-old Uzbekistan's Chusovykina "heart-to-heart" to the audience after the game. Photo by China News Agency reporter Wang Gang
It is worth mentioning that the appearance of a player in the evening competition attracted the attention of the audience, and the 48-year-old Uzbekistan's Chusovikina will challenge for the gold medal in the individual event at the Hangzhou Asian Games. In vault, she was provisionally fifth in the final. (End)