The flag bearers at the closing ceremony!

2022-06-12 0 By

The flag bearer for the Closing ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games has been announced.Xu Mengtao, a gold medalist in women’s aerials freestyle skiing, and Gao Tingyu, a gold medalist in men’s 500m speed skating at the Beijing Winter Olympics, will jointly carry the flag of the Chinese sports delegation at the closing ceremony.At the last Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, wu Dajing, the short-track speed skating gold medalist in men’s 500 meters, was the flag bearer for the Chinese delegation at the closing ceremony. Now the baton has been passed to Xu Mengtao and Gao Tingyu.At the Beijing Winter Olympics, Xu Mengtao won two MEDALS, one gold and one silver, becoming the first Chinese woman to stand on the top podium of the Olympic freestyle skiing aerials.Xu mengtao, along with qi Guangpu and Jia Zongyang, won the silver medal for China’s freestyle aerials team.She then showed excellent form in the women’s individual competition to realize her dream of gold medal in the Winter Olympics.Champion Xu Mengtao of China attends the medal presentation ceremony in Beijing, Feb 15, 2018.The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games women’s freestyle skiing aerials medal presentation ceremony was held in Zhangjiakou on Thursday.Gao Tingyu became the first Chinese man to win a speed skating medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics four years ago when he took bronze in the men’s 500-meter race.At the Beijing Olympics, 24-year-old Gao Tingyu went one step further.He made history again by winning the gold medal in the men’s 500 meters speed skating with an Olympic record breaking performance.Gao was the flag-bearer for the Chinese sports delegation at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics on Feb. 4.This time again as the flag bearer of the closing ceremony, this is undoubtedly a great affirmation of Gao Tingyu.The men’s 500m speed skating final of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games was held at the “Ice Ribbon” at the National Speed Skating Hall in Beijing, Capital of China, Feb 12, 2018.Gao Tingyu of China won the gold medal in an Olympic record time of 34.32 seconds.It is the first time China has won a gold medal in men’s speed skating at the Winter Olympics.Gao Tingyu at the award ceremony.Up to now, the Chinese sports delegation has won a total of 15 MEDALS in this Winter Olympics, including 9 gold MEDALS, both of which set their own best performance in the history of the Winter Olympics.Applause for The Chinese ice and snow athletes, applause for Xu Mengtao and Gao Tingyu, looking forward to the closing ceremony of the two people holding the national flag entering the moment!Source: Chinanews.com Wechat Bureau News Center, Issue 254, 2022 (Total issue 6064)