At the Olympics on Monday, the Chinese women’s team sprint team set a new world record with a time of 31.804 seconds, defeating Lithuania in the preliminary round.
At the 2015 world championships, the Chinese duo of Bao Shanju and Zhong Tianshi beat the previous record of 32.034, achieved by Zhong and Gong Jinjie. Five years ago, Gong and Zhong won the Olympic gold medal in cycling for China in Rio.
China’s Bao Shanju and Zhong Tianshi Set A New World Record Time Of 31.895 Seconds
In the second round, China will face off against Germany’s Lea Friedrich and Emma Hinze, who advanced by defeating Ukraine in the first. In the first round, China’s Bao Shanju and Zhong Tianshi set a new world record time of 31.895 seconds, beating out Germany’s Lea Friedrich and Emma Hinze by by 0.085 seconds.
Zhong, who previously won an Olympic gold medal in Rio with partner Gong Jinjie, now has two in a row. “We told ourselves, “Just do it,” before the big game. Forget about the end result, “added Zhong, who over the past two years has dealt with a knee problem and a cracked rib.
Cut Off Over A Tenth Of A Second To Enhance China’s World Record
“It (winning) feels extremely wonderful because for the previous few years I’ve been feeling quite awful, and I’ve had a lot of troubles.” To go along with their silver medal from five years ago in Rio, Daria Shmeleva and Anastasiia Voinova of the Russian Olympic Committee won bronze by defeating Laurine van Riessen and Shanne Braspennincx of the Netherlands.
Earlier, Bao and Zhong cut off over a tenth of a second to enhance China’s world record with a time of 31.804 in their first round triumph over Lithuania. Chinese cyclists have only ever triumphed at the Olympics in one event: the women’s team sprint.
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Thanks To Their Flawless Performance.
When Gong and Guo Shuang of China competed at the 2012 London Olympics, they smashed the world record twice, but ultimately came up short in the final to Germany.
Bao and Zhong, on the other hand, got a perfect start and maintained a 0.325-0.340 second lead at the halfway point thanks to their flawless performance.
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In spite of a second-lap comeback by Friedrich and Hinze, the Chinese duo held on for the win, the Games’ first track cycling gold medal.
Of course we wanted the gold medal and we were so close,” Hinze remarked. “Nevertheless, we are still rather pleased with ourselves. We gave it our all, but they were just too quick.”