Twelve disabled athletes and three coaches from Chongqing selected to national teams
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- After 14 days, the attention of the whole Asia was drawn by Hangzhou, China. After the venue transformation, the 4th Asian Para Games was unveiled on the evening of October 22 at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium.
In the next 10 days, about 3,800 disabled athletes from 44 countries and regions will compete for gold and silver medals. This is also the largest scale Asian Para Games since the first one was held in 2010.
A total of 12 disabled athletes from Chongqing were selected to national teams, and all of them have physical disabilities, participating in table tennis, badminton, shooting and Boccia, and expected to win gold medal or places, and including Liao Keli, Mao Lin, Jin Yucheng, Hou Qin and Gao Yanming of the Table Tennis Team, Yang Tong, Fan Chaoyue and Xiao Zuxian of the Badminton Team, Yuan Hongxiang and Wang Qingfang of the Shooting Team, and Yan Zhiqiang and Yi Yongning of the Boccia Team.
In addition, three coaches from Chongqing were selected to the national teams, including Yu Tao who is a coach of the Table Tennis Team, and Ran Jun and Tan Jing (assistant coach) who are coaches of the Boccia Team. (Translated by Liu Hongyan, Fathom Language Limited)