Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, October 1st (Reporter Zheng Zhiliang and Jinxiong) On the night of the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival, the "National Day Ice and Snow Music" national curling team competition kicked off in Beijing's Shougang Park. This is also the China National Ice and Snow National Camp during the National Day. One of the 8 events in the 5 arenas of the team's in-team series.
In order to thank the medical workers who undertook the epidemic prevention work of the national training teams for the ice and snow events of the overseas training and competitions after the outbreak of the overseas epidemic, the representatives of the national training team athletes Sui Wenjing, Han Cong, Jin Boyang etc. at the opening ceremony of the event Representatives of medical workers presented flowers to pay tribute. Representatives of medical workers, athletes, and ice and snow sports promotion ambassador Wang Yibo sang "My Motherland and Me" together. Pang Xinghuo, deputy director of the Beijing Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, threw the first pot for the game.
According to reports, the competition refers to the "Continental Cup" competition system of the international curling competition, and divides the current national training team players into two teams. Each team includes a group of 4 men (or 5) and a group of 4 women. A group of 2 mixed doubles, the team can get corresponding points from each round of penalty kicks and matches, and the team with the highest total points wins the championship. The competition is divided into three competitions, regular male and female four and mixed doubles competitions.
In the previous "Team Names Determined by You" event that the whole people participated in, "One Hit Squadron" and "Turn the World Team" came to the fore and became the names of the two teams in this national curling team competition. On the first day of the game, the team won two games, a penalty kick won, 9 points temporarily lead, one hit, the squadron won by one game and two penalty kicks, the current 6 points temporarily behind.
It is worth mentioning that in the three-person competition mode after the start of the game, the positions of the starting base, middle base and last base are rotated in each group to ensure that all three athletes can play two rounds in each position in the game.
"I used to play second base in the team because my teammates are familiar with it, and the conversion is pretty good. The shots and rotations of each ball are always communicated, and the cooperation is very tacit." Tian Yu, a member of the national training team, said after the game. .
The three-person match will run until October 3, the regular men’s and women’s four and mixed doubles will start on the same day, and will end on the 4th, and the regrouped mixed doubles will be played from October 5th to 7th.