Han Mei, an athlete from our district, made her debut in the Beijing Winter Olympics

2022-05-07 0 By

Beijing, Feb. 5 (reporter Chai Siyuan) On Feb. 5, Han Mei, a local athlete, competed in the first women’s 3,000m speed skating event at the National Speed Skating Hall, the “Ice Ribbon”.Han finished 15th in 4:07.74.In the competition, Han Mei was arranged to start in the seventh group outside, the same group opponent for the Belarus player Zuyeva.The starting gun sounded, han Mei started the reaction speed is very fast, quickly speed up.At 600 meters, Han mei was slightly ahead of her opponent, but their frequency and stride length were very close and there was not much difference between them.The second half of the race was a contest of endurance. Han Mei kept the rhythm under the shouts of the courtside coaches, and in the last lap, she made another effort to cross the finish line first.Home battle, Han Mei is particularly excited.As for the women’s 3,000m race, Han mei said that although her performance was much better than in the domestic test competition, there was still a gap between her best performance and that of international elite athletes, but she will continue to do her best in the next race.In the next few days, Han will also compete in the women’s 1,500 meters, women’s 5,000 meters and team pursuit.”The team pursuit events will be the focus of my efforts, but I will keep my feet on the ground every step of the way in every race.”Han mei said.After the match, han mei thank support her home: “Beijing’s bid to host the winter games successful, I can really feel the hometown the vigorous development of ice and snow sports, especially since the force of the successful bid to host the 14th in Inner Mongolia, the autonomous region to the support of our athletes is very large, thanks to support my leadership, coaches and family.”Han mei said.Han Mei was born in Hohhot in 1998 and began her career in roller skating.In 2009, Han started her speed skating career by entering Shenyang Institute of Physical Education.At the 13th National Winter Sports Games in 2016, Han Mei broke the 16-year-old national youth record held by Song Li by clocking 1 minute 59.04 seconds in the women’s 1500 meters.Han Mei won the silver medal in women’s 5,000m at the 8th Asian Winter Games in 2017.Han Mei won the women’s 3000m speed skating berth for China and the fifth place in the women’s team pursuit event at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.This season, Han Mei has participated in four World Cup competitions in the United States, Poland and other places, in women’s 1,000m, 1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m, team pursuit five events for China’s Olympic points.Han Mei skated a personal best in the 3,000m to break the national record in 3:58.76 at the World Cup in the United States.Source: Inner Mongolia Daily