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To participate in the Track and Road Cycling Races

Meizhou athletes Xie Hao and Wei Guoping will campaign against Paralympic

Update: 2016-08-25 15:28:41 Source: MeiZhou Daily Hits:33

The 15th Summer Paralympic Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro of Brazil from September 7th to 18th.It was learned from the Meizhou Federation of Disabled Persons that our city's disabled athletes Xie Hao and Wei Guoping were the top players of China disabled cycling team,they will attend the cycling races in summer Paralympic in Rio this early September.

In June this year,Xie Hao and Wei Guoping went to Guangzhou to attend technical training,in addition to participating in a cycling race,they also participating in the strength training such as barbell and bench pressing,etc.Yesterday,the reporter made a telephone interview with Wei Guoping,who was preparing for the Paralympics in Guangzhou.He said:"We've known the competitors’performance and level in other countries through participating in the World Cup,World Championships and other competitions,we are in good shape now and feel very confident about this game.”According to the briefing,It will be the second time for Xie Hao to participate in the Paralympic Games,the Chinese team including Xie Hao has won the Championship and broke the world record in C1-5 group track cycling final race in London Paralympic,while Wei Guoping will attend the Paralympics for the first time.11 national team members including Xie Hao and Wei Guoping will leave Beijing for Rio to familiar with the venue in advance from September 1th.

It is understood that Xie Hao's contest entries including:track cycling men's individual time trial–C1–3(At 16:30-17:54 on September 10th),track cycling team race–C1–5(qualifying match:at 10:47-11:32 on September 11th,final:12:57-13:06),man’s road cycling races-C1–2–3(At 9:30-11:30 on September 16th).Wei Guoping's contest entries including:track cycling men's individual time trial–C4–5(At 16:30-17:57 on September 9th),track cycling team race–C1–5(qualifying match:at 10:47-11:32 on September 11th,final:12:57-13:06),man’s road cycling races-C4–5(At 9:30-12:30 on September 17th).(Reporter Li Yanliang,correspondent Xu Haiying)