Hangzhou, 9 Sep (ZXS) -- The Hangzhou Asian Games will produce 24 gold medals on 25 September, and the Chinese delegation will compete for gold and silver in rowing, swimming, shooting, gymnastics and other venues. Among them, the Chinese gymnastics team strives to achieve 38 consecutive Asian Games championships in the women's team final.
Since China's debut on the Asian Games stage in 1974, the Chinese gymnastics team has never let the women's team gold medal go by, and has achieved 12 consecutive women's team championships before this Asian Games. At this year's Asian Championships, the Chinese women's gymnastics team won the team gold medal. At this Asian Games, the Chinese women's gymnastics team adjusted two more Tokyo Olympians Zhang Jin and Tang Qianjing into the team, showing their determination to defend their title.
Another 7 gold medals in the swimming competition. New "Frog King" Qin Haiyang, who won three gold medals in the men's breaststroke at this year's World Championships in Fukuoka, will compete for his first individual gold medal at the Asian Games in the men's 3m breaststroke final.
World champion and host Xu Jiayu will fight to defend his title in the men's 50m backstroke; 100-year-old Pan Zhanle, who set the Asian record in the 19m freestyle at the World Championships in Fukuoka, will compete in the men's 50m freestyle.
In the women's 200m freestyle final, defending champion Li Bingjie will compete against Tokyo Olympic silver medallist and Hong Kong's He Shibei, who holds the Asian record in the event. In the women's 200m individual medley, 18-year-old Chinese teenager Yu Yiting will be aiming for her first Asian Games gold medal. At the World Championships in Fukuoka, she won a bronze medal in this event.
Long-dormant Olympic champion Ye Shiwen will once again compete in the women's 200m individual medley. At the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, at the age of 14, Ye Shiwen won the women's 200m and 400m individual medley titles. In 2012, she won Olympic gold in both events in London, and has held both Asian records to date.
The final seven gold medals will be produced on the closing day of the rowing competition, and the Chinese team, which won six gold medals on the 7th, looks forward to reliving its good dreams and achieving all gold medals in the Asian Games again. Among them, the Chinese duo Cui Xiaotong, Lv Yang, Zhang Ling and Chen Yunxia are the favourites to win the women's quadruple sculls, and they won their second Olympic gold medal in rowing for the Chinese team at the Tokyo Olympics.
Zhang Liang, a 24-year-old veteran who won the gold medal in the men's double sculls on the 36th and achieved four consecutive Asian Games titles, will strive to defend his title in the men's single sculls.
In the shooting competition on the 24th, 17-year-old Huang Yuting won the individual and team double championships of the women's 10m air rifle. In the men's 25m air rifle team and individual competition on the 10th, the Chinese team is again "little ghost", and 18-year-old Tokyo Olympic silver medalist Sheng Lihao will also attack the double crown. In this year's World Cup sub-competition, Sheng Lihao won a number of gold medals in the individual and team of the event.
The men's 25m pistol rapid-fire team and individual competition, led by the Chinese team with veterans. Li Yuehong, 34, won the individual and team titles at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou and won an individual bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
The taekwondo competition will give 3 golds. The women's under-49kg category is the dominant event for the Chinese team, and Wu Jingyu won the Olympic Games in 2008 and 2012. Guo Qing will strive to defend the honor of the Chinese team in this event, and the "post-00s" youngster won the runner-up and Asian championship last year.
Fencing will produce individual gold medals in women's foil and men's sabre. China's Asian champion Chen Qingyuan is the favorite to win the women's individual foil, while the Chinese men's individual sabre is looking forward to a breakthrough.
Mountain bikes will compete in the men's and women's cross-country finals. At last year's Asian Championships, Li Hongfeng and Ma Caixia won the women's cross-country championship and runner-up, and this time the two compete in the Asian Games, which is expected to retain the Asian hegemony of the Chinese team in the event.
The ball game on the 25th was also a good show. Table tennis will be played in the semifinals of the men's and women's teams, and there is no suspense that the Chinese men's and women's teams will advance to the finals; The men's volleyball semifinals staged a battle between China and Japan, and the Chinese men's volleyball team strives to take another step towards defending the title.
The curtain of the much-watched basketball game opened, and the first was the three-man basketball game, and the Chinese three-man men's basketball team will face Macau in the first game. (End)