The oldest speed skating

2022-06-08 0 By

The National Speed Skating Hall is also known as the “Ice Ribbon”.The speed skating competition, which will be held from February 5 to 19, features 14 events including men’s and women’s 500 meters, 1,000 meters, 1,500 meters and 5,000 meters, women’s 3,000 meters and men’s 10,000 meters, as well as men’s and women’s team pursuit and mass start.This makes the National Speed Skating Stadium the single venue that will produce the most gold MEDALS during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.Speed skating is a kind of ice racing event with skates as tools within a specified distance. It is also the oldest and most widely developed event in ice skating.In 1892, after the international Skating Union was established, the first world Men’s Speed Skating Championship was held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands the following year.Men’s speed skating became an official sport at the first Winter Olympics in 1924, and women’s speed skating entered the Olympics in 1960.Speed skating in China made great progress in the 1950s.In 1963, Luo zhihuan became the first world champion in a winter sport event in New China after winning the 1500m race at the 57th World Speed Skating Championships.In 1980, China sent a team to the Lake Placid Winter Olympics for the first time. Zhao Weichang served as the flag bearer and participated in the men’s speed skating events of 500 meters, 1,000 meters and 1,500 meters.1992 Olympic winter games in albertville, shrugged off the Ye Qiaobo won silver in the women’s 500 m and 1000 m speed skating, successful implementation of the Chinese delegation winter Olympic Games medal zero breakthrough, and in 1994, p.a. hamel games together again under 1 bronze MEDALS, she “triumph” hung on ice skates, wheelchair is broken into the moving story of the film “the ice and fire,”Inspired a generation of Chinese people.Zhang Hong won China’s first speed skating gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in women’s 1,000m speed skating final.This Winter Olympic Games, Chinese speed skating team sent a total of 14 athletes, including Han Mei, Li Qishi, Gao Tingyu and Ning Zhongyan.Gao was the first Chinese man to win a speed skating medal at the Winter Olympics — third in the 500m at Pyeongchang 2018 — and the flag bearer for the Chinese delegation at the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.”Being a flag bearer gives me strength,” said the 24-year-old, who took over the flag from speed skating veteran Zhao Weichang.(The author is Bai Yufei, professor of Beijing Sport University. Source: Economic Daily News)