Latest News:  
Beijing   Heavy rain to rainstorm/Light rain    20 / 26 ℃  City Forecast

English>>Sports

China's golds reach 35, cycling-track team shines

(Xinhua)

08:45, September 03, 2012

LONDON, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's gold medals reached 35 here on Sunday, the fourth matchday of the London Paralympics.

Hosts Britain overtook Australia to stand in second with 15 golds.

So far, China topped the tally with 35 gold, 24 silver and 28 bronze medals, followed by Britain with 15-24-14, Australia 14-11- 18, Ukraine 13-8-12, Russia 12-13-9, United States 9-8-16 and Brazil 7-3-3.

So far, a total of 89 world records have been refreshed. And not a single doping case appeared.

On the first gold medal matchday of the table tennis, the Chinese squad collected six of the 11 golds on offer, greatly help keep China's gold-taking momentum.

The cycling-track competition ended Sunday with the total 18 gold medals spilt by Britain's five 5, China's five, Australia's four. The United States, Spain, New Zealand and Romania also got a piece.

The Chinese team showed wonderful performance as seven of its eight cyclists were crowned.

Li Zhangyu claimed the title of men's individual C1-2-3 1km time trial with a new world record.

Liang Guihua was crowned in men's individual C2 pursuit with a new world record.

Zeng Sini took the women's C1-2-3 pursuit gold with a new world record.

He Yin snatched the gold of the women's individual C1-2-3 500m time trial.

Ji Xiaofei, Liu Xinyang and Xie hao showcased brilliant team work to collect the men's C1 to 5 team sprint title.

China coach Li Peng said, "We did not expect such a good result. In Athens 2004, we got only one gold. In Beijing 2008, we were empty-handed."

"Here, we took five golds, the same as the event's traditional powerhouse and hosts Britain. Our cyclists made a history!" Li claimed.
Recommendations:
News we recommend

Odds

Travel

Sports

Top four vegetables that help lose weight in autumn

Seven foods that enrich your blood

Sweet drinks may cause seven diseases

Three "poisons" that destroy men's health

Five 'super' foods you cannot miss in summer

Tips for 'Stopping the Heat'

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:雪萌、叶欣)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Migrant workers' kids say goodbye till next year

  2. The world in photos (2012.8.27-8.31)

  3. ZTE to participate in US hearing

  4. Top 10 banned films in the world

  5. Olympic champions in spotlight for lavish rewards

  6. Gong Li covers Fashion L'OFFICIEL magazine

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Why political solution to Syria's crisis always fail?
  2. Can trust again build Sino-Russian bridges?
  3. Rumors more credible than officials for netizens
  4. Commentary: Domestic demand engine for growth
  5. Taiwan's position key for Diaoyu Islands issue
  6. Carrier not right envoy for South Pacific
  7. Commentary: Another realty boom not needed
  8. Red moon threat reflects hollow fears on space
  9. Japanese diplomat in letter mission
  10. Editorial: Erring on side of caution

What's happening in China

Classic more accessible to American youngsters

  1. Hunan denies kids used in GM food test
  2. Peking University to sue former professor for libel
  3. Migrant workers' kids say goodbye till next year
  4. Courts of original verdicts to hear retrials
  5. More groups can litigate in public interest

China Features

  1. Regimen: spleen-friendly diets during White Dew
  2. Watch out hay fever during Bai Lu
  3. Man pricked by syringe with HIV
  4. Large windmill in northern Shaanxi Plateau
  5. Japan aids armed forces of China's neighbors

PD Online Data

  1. Ministry of Water Resources
  2. Ministry of Railways
  3. People's Bank of China
  4. Ministry of Health
  5. Ministry of Culture