(Sports news, Olympic news) Norway has restored order at the Winter Olympics, and the Chinese want a historic achievement in the ongoing race in the world’s most populous country.
Norway returns to the position of “tycoon” leading the Winter Olympics
If in the Summer Olympics, it is difficult for Norway to compete for the first place with delegations such as the US, France, China…but in the Winter Olympics, this sports delegation is the strongest opponent. After a number of days for the opponents to rise to the top, on February 14, the stars who had excellently brought Norway rose to a familiar position.
Norwegian athletes are too strong compared to the rest
At the 2018 Winter Olympics, the Norwegian delegation won 14 golds, 14 silvers and 11 bronzes, but still won first place in the entire team, and when the 2022 Olympic Games were still 3 days away from closing, they touched 13 golds, 7 silvers, 8 Bronze medal, to lead the medal table convincingly.
The second place in the medal race was the German delegation (10 gold, 6 silver, 4 bronze), the US third place (8 gold, 7 silver, 4 bronze).
At the 2018 Olympic Games, Norway won the championship thanks to more than the German team in the number of silver medals, and this year the Norwegian sports delegation is creating a significant gap to continue to lead the 9th Olympic Games (richest in the Olympic Winter Games). ). Meanwhile, Germany is cherishing the goal of breakthrough in the last days of the congress.
China can’t get to No. 1, but has a historic chance to make it to the top 5
With more than a billion people, China is a summer sports powerhouse, but they are not a strong team with winter sports. The Chinese participated in winter games (1980) before the Summer Olympics (1984), they were once the Summer Olympic champions, and were forever flat at the Winter Olympics.
Eileen Gu won an important gold medal for the home team
This is completely understandable, because the climate in China is not suitable for winter sports, so it is difficult for athletes to develop and reach the perfect level like European and North American countries.
Through 11 times participating in the Winter Olympics, China’s best achievement was 7th place overall in 2010, when they won 5 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze.
In the first time becoming the host of a Winter Olympics, China is trying to build the infrastructure to ensure the most comfortable for delegations and athletes. And most importantly, the host country wants to make a historic mark on professional achievement.
Hard to catch up and surpass the “Winter Olympic sports powerhouse” like Norway, the Chinese team is aiming for the most practical goal of reaching the top 5 finalists.
Up to now, China has had 6 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 2 bronze medals, temporarily ranked 7th in the medal table. However, they are equal in number of gold medals with the teams ranked from 4th to 6th (both with 6 gold medals) and only inferior in number of silver medals.
There are still 4 days of competition ahead, China still has athletes competing in speed skating, so the opportunity for this team to win a record number of gold medals, and finish the top 5 for the first time is completely possible. may happen.
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