China sends 886 athletes to Hangzhou

Guangzhou 2010 attracted 977 athletes
630 had their first AG experience with an average age of 25

China will send 36 Olympic gold medalists to the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games on home soil.

The Chinese side will send 886 athletes to the Games, 토토사이트 according to the official Hangzhou Asian Games website on Thursday.

This is the second largest contingent after the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, which featured 977 athletes.

The squad consists of 449 men and 437 women. Of these, 630 will be competing at the Asian Games for the first time.

They range in age from a 13-year-old skateboarder to a 60-year-old bridge player. 스포츠토토 The average age of the squad is 25.

In total, the Chinese delegation consists of 1,329 athletes. Their performance at the Games will serve as a gateway to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games next year.

“We aim to rank first in both gold medals and overall medal count,” said Gao Zhidan, director of the General Administration of Sport of China.

According to the official Hangzhou Asian Games website on Thursday. “We also aim to comprehensively train the Chinese national team for the Paris Olympics.”

“As the host country, we are committed to fostering a wide range of friendly exchanges, and we hope to contribute to building an Asian community with a shared future and ensure a successful Asian Games.”

More than 12,500 athletes from 45 countries will compete in the 16-day event, which begins today and runs through Aug. 8 next month.

Athletes will compete for a total of 483 gold medals in 61 events across 40 sports. The Chinese side has registered more than 900 athletes for the Games.

This is the third Asian Games to be held in China, 스포츠토토맨 following the 1990 Beijing Asian Games and the Guangzhou Asian Games.

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