Yan Wengang wins bronze to create history “ice ribbon” set a world record

Beijing, February 11 (Xinhua) — By Ding Wenxian, Wang Hengzhi and Zhang ZeweiHistory continued at the Beijing Winter Olympics on Sunday, with two world records set.Yan Wengang won bronze in men’s skeleton bobsled, the first Time a Chinese athlete has made the podium at a Winter Olympics in that event.China’s three women short-track speed skaters failed in the 1,000-meter race, missing out on the semifinals.Yan Wengang of China at the medal presentation ceremony in Beijing, Feb 11, 2018.Xinhua News Agency reporter He Changshan, resist pressure, go for it.In the Yanqing Snow Dragon, Yan Wengang ranked fourth after the first three skis. In the last skate, he performed almost perfectly, setting a personal best of four skis and winning a history-making bronze medal.Yin Zheng, another Chinese player, was fifth.Germany’s christoph Grotcher, Axel Junker won the championship, runner-up.In short track speed skating, China’s Ren Ziwei, Wu Dajing and Sun Long joined hands to advance to the men’s 500 meters quarterfinals.China’s men’s 5,000m relay team survived a skate collision in the semifinals to advance to the final.China’s “three golden flowers” Qu Chunyu, Han Yutong and Zhang Chutong all lost in the quarterfinals of the women’s 1,000m.The gold medal went to defending champion Maria Schuerting of The Netherlands, who broke the world record in the event in the quarterfinals.China’s Wu Dajing competes on Feb 11.By comparison, the road world record in the “ice Ribbon” carries more weight.In the men’s 10,000m speed skating event, Vanderpoel of Sweden added to the “fastest ice” by winning the gold medal in 12.30.74 seconds.It was also the first world record set at the Beijing Winter Olympics.Snowboarding competition, Japanese skater Hirano finally realized his dream.In halfpipe, he finished second in Sochi and Pyeongchang.Moving on to Beijing, he converted his medal into gold with a final run to overtake him.Hirano’s 19-year-old brother kaishu Hirano was also in the race and placed ninth.Mr. Hirano said he had been waiting for his brother to stand out.Champion Bumi Hirano of Japan at the medal presentation ceremony in Tokyo, Feb 11, 2018.Xinhua News Agency reporter Xue Yubin photo of the whole family on the scene, Finland team also see.Ivo Niskanen claimed his third gold medal of the Winter Olympics by winning the men’s 15km (traditional technique) title.The day before, his sister Keltu Niskanen had won a silver medal in the women’s 10km (traditional technique) cross-country skiing.At Xiaohaituo Mountain in Yanqing, the miracle failed to repeat itself.Four years ago, Esther Ledertska of the Czech Republic won both snowboarding and snowboarding, winning the parallel giant slalom and the super G in alpine skiing.She successfully defended her snowboard title at the Beijing Olympics, but placed fifth in the alpine super-G on Sunday.The title goes to Lala Gut-Behrami of Switzerland.Switzerland also became the first team in alpine skiing history to win all six events.Champion Esther Ledezka of the Czech Republic poses during the snowboard parallel giant slalom medal presentation ceremony on February 8, 2008.In other good news at the Ice Cube, China beat Denmark 5-4 in the men’s round-robin curling match to earn its first win at the Beijing Winter Olympics.Germany, Japan, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands each took one gold.At present, Germany continues to lead the medal table with seven gold and four silver MEDALS, while China ranks seventh with three gold, three silver and one bronze medal.Editors: Shu Wen, YU Sihui, Wu Junkuan, Qiu Xinyi (Intern)

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