What to watch for at the Beijing Winter Olympics on February 15: Gu Ailing and Su Yiming

2022-05-13 0 By

The Beijing Winter Olympic Games will continue to compete for 10 gold MEDALS in 10 categories on Sunday, coinciding with the traditional Chinese Lantern Festival.China’s Gu Ailing and Su Yiming, two star athletes will appear in their respective events, both hope to challenge for gold MEDALS.The slopestyle final will start on The morning of 15th. Gu Ailing of China advanced smoothly in the preliminary round of the previous day.Gu Ailing, who had already won a gold medal, will challenge for her second gold medal of the competition.In this event, she will face stiff competition from Estonian sildaru.Gu has yet to win a gold medal in the event in the 2021-2022 season, while Hildaru maintained his excellent form, scoring 93.75 points to win the Mammoth Mountain World Cup title in their last meeting before the Beijing Olympics. Gu finished second with 91.00 points.Judging from the preliminary competition on the previous day, many players have the strength to attack the gold medal, Gu Ailing wants to win, must have better performance.Su yiming, known as the “little embolus”, made a surprise appearance at the Beijing Winter Olympics.After winning silver in slopestyle, He will compete for gold in the men’s snowboard grand jump final today.Last winter Olympics, snowboard big jump became an official event for the first time, but The Chinese team did not qualify.Su yiming, a talented 18-year-old athlete, performed brilliantly in the Beijing Winter Olympics. On October 28, last year, he completed the world’s first “inside turn” of 1980 degrees, which is a five-and-a-half round grip.On December 4, he made a splash at the US snowboard World Cup, winning the first Overall World Cup title for a Chinese snowboarder in the big jump.The big platform is a relatively random event, so it is worth waiting to see whether Su can make it to the final and perform the five-week difficult routine in the final.To prove herself on home soil, Su will have to beat a host of talent, including Canadian player Mike Morris, her childhood idol.The women’s and men’s speed skating team pursuit finals will be held at the Ice Ribbon in Beijing on Thursday. Canada and Japan are the favorites for the women’s team, while the United States and the Netherlands are the favorites for the men’s team.The men’s freestyle slopestyle final will be held at Genting Ski Park on the same day, with Swiss athlete Fabian and American athlete Alexander Hall competing fiercely for the championship.There is also the air skills men’s qualification competition, jia Zongyang, Qi Guangpu, Sun Jiaxu, Wang Xindi four Chinese players can join hands into the final, it is worth looking forward to.(Qingdao Daily/Guanhai News reporter Zhang Zhimeng)