Review of the opening ceremony flag bearers of the Chinese Sports Delegation in the previous Winter Olympic Games

2022-07-08 0 By

Whether it is the Summer Olympic Games, or the winter Olympic Games, the athletes who can serve as the flag bearer of the opening ceremony of the delegation are excellent representatives of the high level of competition and good personal image of each country and region.Recalling the flag-bearers of the Chinese sports delegation at the opening ceremony of the previous Winter Olympic Games, they also witnessed the hard course of the development of China’s ice and snow sports.Chinese sports delegations have participated in 11 consecutive Winter Olympics since the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics.In 1980, zhao Weichang, a male speed skater, became the first Chinese flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games.In 1984, zhao Shijian, a male speed skater, served as the flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the Sarajevo Winter Olympics.In the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, Zhang Shubin, a man’s figure skater, served as the flag bearer.In 1992, song Chen, a male speed skater, was the flag bearer at the Albertville Winter Olympics in France.In 1994, liu Gongfei, a male speed skater, served as the flag bearer at the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in Norway.At the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics, Zhao Hongbo, a male figure skater, was the flag-bearer. He and his partner Shen Xue finished fifth in the pairs event.In the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, Zhang Min, a male figure skater, served as the flag bearer.Four years later, She was the flag bearer for the Chinese delegation at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics.In the Turin Winter Olympics, freestyle skiing aerials star Han Xiaopeng won the first gold medal in the history of the Chinese sports delegation in the winter Olympics moguls, and also the first gold medal in the history of the Winter Olympics by Chinese male athletes. He became the flag bearer for the Opening ceremony of the Chinese sports delegation at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada.At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, male figure skater Tong Jian served as the flag-bearer.At the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, short-track speed skater Zhou Yang, a gold medalist in the women’s 1,500m at the previous two Winter Olympics, will carry the flag.Source: Today evening News