Keep fighting and do your best Wu Dajing three Winter Olympics is not the end

2022-09-05 0 By

“At the end of the third Olympic Winter Games, thanks to the training of the country, thanks to the leadership’s care, thanks to all the efforts of the Beijing Olympic Winter Games staff, thanks to the preparation cycle of the team fought side by side, you can always believe that China’s short track speed skating team this excellent collective combat effectiveness and cohesion.We will continue to work hard to bring you more happiness and honor.”After finishing the short track speed skating at the Beijing Winter Olympics, Wu dajing posted this message on social media, expressing her belief to continue fighting and win glory for the country.”I had considered whether to retire after the Beijing Winter Olympics, but when it comes to this moment, I find myself reluctant to say goodbye and leave the sport I love so much. As long as the country needs me and my body allows me, I will always stand on the ice rink and never give up.”Wu Dajing has two gold, two silver and one bronze MEDALS. He said that short track speed skating is not only a career for him, but also a passion from the heart.Wu Dajing was born in 1994 in Jiamusi, Heilongjiang Province.In 2002, Wu watched Yang Yang win China’s first gold medal at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics on TV, and he chose the same event Yang won in short track speed skating.Although his parents did not support him because of the difficulty, Wu kept getting up at 4 a.m. every day to train on the back of his mother’s bicycle with a skate blade.At that time, the ice rink is outdoors, Wu Dajing still remember how cold training, as long as the training time is more than 10 minutes feet will be numb…Wu Dajing persevered and finally entered the Jiamusi amateur short track speed skating team at the age of 10. At the age of 12, he entered the Jiangsu Short track speed skating team and became a professional athlete.The road to success is tortuous, Wu Dajing has overcome many difficulties, and even in the encounter with injuries when the choice to bear alone.The parents hurried to Jiangsu after learning of their son’s injury from the coach.At that moment, his father once again threw out the choice of life to him, Wu Dajing is still firm, without hesitation.Persistence pays off.In 2009, Wu joined the Jilin team and became a member of the national team a year later.”Old exciting. I skated very slowly. I used to practice for the girls’ team, and the girls always beat me.”Wu Dajing mentioned Zhou Yang in a program, the same as jilin team of senior teachers endurance after good, the faster the slide, “in the super I also look at me, give me the gas!”Wu Dajing said with a smile.After two years of training in the national team, Wu dajing rose to prominence. He began to compete in international competitions in 2012 and rose to fame at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. He advanced to the men’s 500m final with his idol Ahn Hyun-soo and led all the way until he was overtaken by Ahn in the final sprint.The result of one silver and one bronze in Sochi Winter Olympics made Wu dajing firm in the belief to continue to work hard.”It’s been very difficult for me in the past four years. Fortunately, I didn’t give up. Thanks to my leadership and team for not giving up on me, as well as my family…”On February 5, Wu Dajing and her teammates Ren Ziwei, Fan Kexin, Qu Chunyu and Zhang Yuting stood on the top podium of the 2000-meter mixed relay on the first day of the short track speed skating competition at the Beijing Winter Olympic Games.This is perhaps wu Dajing’s most difficult one winter Olympics, can persist until today, it is not easy.In 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Wu Dajing’s strong start speed and explosive power quickly made him the king of men’s 500 meters. He is the world champion and world record holder, and many masters abroad regard him as an idol.In 2018 pyeongchang Winter Olympics, China’s short track speed skating team did not go well, with all the pressure placed on Wu Dajing in the 500-meter event.The final shot wu Dajing false start, the second start, from the first turn he firmly occupied the first position, after 39.584 seconds, the first to cross the finish line, to break the world record strong gold medal.This is the only gold medal for the Chinese sports delegation at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Wu Dajing pointed his finger at the five-star red flag on the podium, which has become the team’s signature move.The climb to the top is arduous, but the journey from one peak to the next is indescribable.Wu Dajing to fight, in addition to the accumulation of injuries, and the passage of time every day.”A year before the Beijing Olympics, if you had asked me if I could participate in the Beijing Olympics, I would not have been sure.But today, I did it!We did it.”Wu Dajing said.In the 2021-2022 season, Wu dajing will finally return to the international arena to compete for the Olympic Qualification, but he will also be looking for competition form to make the final push for the Beijing Winter Olympics.To be fair, Wu dajing’s World Cup journey was not ideal, especially in the 500 meters, his strength, the first race in China due to false start foul accident out;The second leg in Japan failed to advance to the semi-finals;After qualifying for the final in Hungary, he was knocked down by Hwang Dae-heon of South Korea, missing out on a medal.”I didn’t train with the team until September last year because of my back injury.Wu Dajing explained the reason for his poor performance, but such a result, he also unavoidably doubt himself, “than the third station, I do not believe in yourself, too many mistakes.”Finally, Wu Dajing welcomed the explosion of the fourth station in the Netherlands. He ranked first in the 500 meters and won the final with a time of 39.878 seconds.”I hope my mentality can be better adjusted and I will be in the best condition for the Beijing Winter Olympics.”Wu Dajing said.Wu dajing’s target for the Beijing Winter Olympics is not only the 500m but also the mixed relay, an added event in which The Chinese team performed well at the World Cup and occupied the top spot in the world rankings.The mixed relay was wu dajing’s dream, and finally his dream came true.After 1,000 meters, Wu, along with his teammates Ren Ziwei and Li Wenlong, made it to the final, but the race was stopped halfway through the first final because of a skate on the ice.After re, Wu Dajing spent all physical strength after patting Ren Ziwei acceleration, he still desperately hold the position, he helped his legs slide a tearful scene.In the 500 meters, Wu failed to qualify for the final due to a poor run in the semifinals, and failed to win the podium in the 5,000-meter relay final due to a teammate’s mistake.That’s wu’s regret. Instead of blaming his teammates, he encouraged young athletes to be more stable and achieve better results in the future.In addition to winning the second gold medal in the Beijing Winter Olympics, Wu also received support and encouragement from many ice fans. “Many people encouraged me, supported me, and advised me to continue to insist.Before the race, I thought about whether to retire or not, but when it came to this moment, I realized how much I love short track speed skating.If I’m able, if I’m physically able, I will continue to fight, I will continue to represent my country, I will give everything I have to the program.”Wu Dajing determined his direction of struggle, but also let everyone for his fourth Winter Olympics full of expectations.Photo source: Xinhua News Agency, China Sports Photo