Wu Zhitao, 24 years old from Longgang, will compete in the Beijing Winter Olympics

2022-06-04 0 By

Zhejiang news client reporter Ye Xiaoxi Beijing Winter Olympic Games China snow team entry list officially announced, from Wenzhou Longgang 24-year-old boy Wu Zhitao successfully selected, become wenzhou to participate in the Winter Olympic Games first person.It is reported that Wu Zhitao will participate in the four-man bobsled event at the Beijing Winter Olympics, but it has not been confirmed whether he can participate in the two-man bobsled.The bobsled events of the Beijing Winter Olympics will be held from February 14 to 20.Wu Zhitao is a native of Longgang. After graduation from Longgang No. 2 Primary School, he was admitted to Longgang No. 3 Middle School because of his sports expertise. He studied under two teachers, Lin Weijing and Liu Yu.Wenzhou sports school in the selection of athletes, he was selected, after a year of training in wenzhou sports school.In 2014, I began to study and train in Hangzhou Sports Team.In 2015, she won the silver medal of individual 200m and the gold medal of relay team in Asian Junior Athletics Championships.Wu zhitao used to specialize in the men’s 200m and 400m events. His outstanding performance at the National Track and field Grand Prix in early April 2018 led him to be selected by the expert team of the bobsleigh department watching on the sidelines. He then passed the trial of the national bobsleigh team and became an official bobsleigh athlete in May of the same year.Less than two years into his career, he has already won a world class competition in the sport.In February 2019, Wu Zhitao and his teammates won the U23 title at the World Junior Bobsled Championships, defeating the Romanian duo in perfect cooperation.Wu zhitao took part in the Winterberg race of the World Cup in Germany before the announcement of the Chinese snowmobile team for the Beijing Winter Olympics. Wu zhitao and his teammates finished 13th in the four-man snowmobile and 18th in the two-man snowmobile.Second from the left is Wu Zhitao snowmobile, also known as “bobsled”, is a collective snowmobile, which is to slide on the ice track by steering the sled.Bobsleigh originated in Switzerland in the late 19th century. The men’s four-man bobsleigh was adopted as an official event at the first Summer Olympics in 1924 in Chamonix, France.1897 The first bobsleigh club was founded in St. Moritz.Bobsleigh was included in the first Winter Olympics in 1924.Athletes must wear sports clothing (aerodynamic clothing), shoulder and elbow pads, helmets and special boots during the competition.At the bottom of the special boot there are 3 groups of anti-skid nails across the sole of the boot, each group of 7 rows, in the shape of a brush distribution, nail length of 4 mm.Ice should be poured on both sides of the skid and the parapet walls.The bobsled line is 1300-2000 meters long.There are 15-20 turns in the whole course.The radius of the bend shall not be less than 20 meters.Let’s cheer for wenzhou boys and look forward to wu Zhitao’s new breakthrough in the Beijing Winter Olympics.