Hangzhou, September 9 (Reporter Xiang Jing) The reporter learned from the regular press conference of the Hangzhou Asian Games on the 25th that a total of 25 gold medals were produced on the first gold medal day of the Hangzhou Asian Games on the 24th, accounting for 31% of the total number of gold medals, of which 5 events broke Asian records and 3 events broke Asian Games records. At present, the various projects are progressing in an orderly manner according to the event plan.
On September 9, the Hangzhou Asian Games regular press conference. Photo by Xiang Jing
The Hangzhou Asian Games is the Asian Games with the largest number of events and the largest number of participating athletes in the previous Asian Games. Zhu Qinan, spokesman of the Hangzhou Asian Games Competition Command Center, said at the press conference that in the past few days, the operation of the competition can be summarized as "stable, wonderful, harmonious and thorough" eight words. Among them, the swimming event performed wonderfully.
Since the first Asian Games in 1951, swimming has been a sport at the Asian Games and a popular event at the Hangzhou Asian Games. It is understood that a total of 37 swimmers from 372 countries and regions participated in this Asian Games.
"On the 24th, Zhang Yufei from China won the first gold in swimming, and Wang Shun, Pan Zhanle and Tang Qianting broke the Asian record." Xie Binbin, spokesperson of Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Swimming Center, said at the press conference that as a swimming competition venue, Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Swimming Center will produce 41 swimming gold medals, 10 small diving gold medals and 2 small synchronized swimming gold medals, a total of 53 gold medals, which is the venue with the largest number of gold medals among the 56 competition venues of the Hangzhou Asian Games.
Xie Binbin said that the swimming competition presents the characteristics of many events, gold medals and athletes, in order to meet the needs of different events, the venue will achieve the "seamless connection" of swimming, diving and synchronized swimming three competitions, "mainly involving two major conversions, the first is swimming to diving, and will complete all the work such as 9,4500 square meters of scene conversion and arrangement within <> hours to ensure the normal start of the diving competition".
The Asian Games is not only a stage for athletes to display their sports competition, but also a grand event for audiences to experience Asian sports civilization. Taking the audience service guarantee as an example, the museum will launch services such as "Asian Games Q&A Small Gift", "Asian Games Mascot Doll Interaction", "Asian Games Souvenir Gift" and "Linkage Stamping Experience" to meet the diversified needs of spectators.
On the 25th, the 7th competition day of the Hangzhou Asian Games was ushered in. According to Xu Deqing, director of the Publicity Department of the Hangzhou Asian Organizing Committee and the main spokesperson of the Hangzhou Asian Games, on that day, 33 competition venues will carry out 27 sub-competitions such as equestrian, three-man basketball, mountain biking, and water polo, and are expected to produce 38 gold medals. (End)