Today 18:30, speed skating men’s 1500 meters final, Ning Zhongyan is expected to make history
Qianjiang Evening News · Hour news reporter Yang Jing February 8 18:30, the National Speed Skating Stadium welcomed the winter Olympic Games since the start of the most attention of a competition: China’s Ning Zhongyan will be speed skating in the men’s 1500 meters on the Debut of the Winter Olympic Games.It was Ning Zhongyan’s main event, hoping to make Chinese men’s speed skating history, and he was joined by teammates Lian Ziwen and Wang Haotian.Ning Zhongyan is in training.Born in Mudanjiang city, Heilongjiang Province, Ning Zhongyan is the favorite to win the men’s 1,500 meters.In 2018, she was selected to the Chinese speed skating team. In the 2019-2020 World Cup, she won the silver medal of men’s 1,000m in Belarus with a time of 1:09.220, thus breaking China’s medal shortage in this event.In the World Cup in Kazakhstan, Ning Zhongyan won the gold medal of men’s 1500 meters in 1 minute 44.91 seconds, breaking the field record. This is not only the first World Cup gold medal for Ning Zhongyan, but also the first Time for A Chinese athlete to win the gold medal of this event in the World Cup.Entering 2020, Ning Zhongyan continues to make great strides.This season, he competed in three World Cup races in this event, winning gold in the second race in Norway, silver in the first race in Poland and silver in the third race in the United States.Ning’s main rivals in Beijing include Joey Mantia of the United States, Neuss of the Netherlands and Kroll and South Korea’s Kim Min-seok.Mantiya is the only player who outshines Ning Zhongyan in the World Cup this season. In the four World Cups, Mantiya won two gold MEDALS, one silver medal and one third place, and ranked first in the World Cup ranking.Newth, the men’s 1,500m champion at the Pyeongchang Games, finished third behind Mantiya and Ning Zhongyan in his season best.Ning Zhongyan, Lian Ziwen, Xu Fu and Wang Haotian (from right to left) train in the “Ice Ribbon” at the National Speed Skating Hall.Xinhua News Agency reporter Ding Xu on February 7, Ning Zhongyan and Chinese speed skating team long distance group teammates Lian Ziwen, Wang Haotian, Xu Fu completed the 8th men’s 1500 meters before the last training on the ice.In nearly two hours of training, Ning Zhongyan has completed the land, sliding, start turn, sprint and other content, showing a good competitive state.In recent years, China’s speed skating has made great progress in the men’s 1,500 meters middle distance competition. In addition to Ning Zhongyan, Lian Ziwen and Wang Haotian have also qualified for the competition, making China one of the six full teams in the speed skating event at the Beijing Winter Olympics.Korea failed to qualify in this event at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics four years ago.Its best finish in Olympic history was 18th place at Liudley Critley in 1992.This article is the original work of Qianjiang Evening News. Without permission, it is forbidden to reprint, copy, extract, rewrite and spread online, otherwise, the newspaper will pursue the legal responsibility of the infringer through judicial channels.