Ningbo Athletes Won 5 Olympic Gold Medals

Category: Ningbo News
Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2021 15:09

Last night, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games came to a close. 7 members of the Chinese team from Ningbo won 5 gold medals, collecting their best ever results.

Making her Olympic debut, Ningbo shooter Yang Qian was a revelation, first winning her first gold medal of the Tokyo Games by reversing her opponent with a last shot, and then, just three days later, teaming up with her teammates to win the first ever gold medal in the mixed team event. She is the first Chinese athlete to win two gold medals in the same Olympic Games.

Then, weightlifter Shi Zhiyong won the gold medal in the men's 73kg category with a world record-breaking performance. He became the third Chinese weightlifter to win back-to-back Olympic titles.

In the final of the men's 200m medley, Ningbo athlete Wang Shun won the gold medal with an Asian record-breaking time, a historic breakthrough for Chinese male athletes in the event.

Ningbo athlete Guan Chenchen won the gold medal in the single final of women's gymnastics with the most difficult gymnastic moves and the highest score, making her the first Ningbo gymnast to win a gold medal at the Olympics