Chinese Diving “Dream Team” Continues Dominance at Asian Games
Hangzhou – The Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Swimming Pool was once again filled with excitement as the Chinese diving “dream team” took over, following the retirement of the successful Chinese swimming team. The Chinese diving team, known for their exceptional talent and consistent performance, proved their dominance once again at the Asian Games.
Since their first participation in the Asian Games in 1974, the Chinese diving team has continuously won all gold medals in the diving category. They have also recently secured all championships at the 2023 Fukuoka World Championships, demonstrating their outstanding form.
In the women’s synchronized 10-meter platform diving final, Chinese divers Quan Hongchan and Chen Yuxi showcased their impeccable skills. The dynamic duo performed flawlessly in all five rounds and secured the championship with a score of 85.26 points higher than the runners-up. This victory marked their sixth consecutive title in the women’s synchronized 10-meter platform diving at the Asian Games, maintaining their unbeaten record as partners.
The Chinese pair’s outstanding performance left their competitors in awe. Japanese diver Matsuri Arai, who won the silver medal, acknowledged the Chinese duo’s perfection. Malaysian divers Pandelela Linon and Anak Pamg, who clinched bronze, commended the Chinese team for their consistent level of excellence.
Quan Hongchan and Chen Yuxi, despite their success, remained humble. Chen Yuxi commented, “Although our overall score seems good, individually, we believe there is room for improvement, and we will continue to work hard.” The Chinese divers emphasized the importance of daily training and hard work in achieving their impressive results.
The Chinese duo acknowledged the contributions of their team in their victory. They expressed their gratitude to the coaching staff and logistics team of the Chinese diving team, attributing their success to the support received throughout their preparation for the competition.
In the men’s synchronized 3-meter springboard final, Chinese divers Yan Siyu and He Chao secured their second gold medal for the Chinese diving team in this competition. The duo accumulated a total of 422.55 points, proving their excellence in the discipline.
With their stellar performances, the Chinese diving “dream team” continues to maintain their dominance within the sport. As they uphold their nation’s reputation for diving excellence, all eyes are on the Chinese team to see if their success streak will endure in future competitions.
Source: “Guangming Daily” (October 01, 2023, Page 05)