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Meizhou Xie Hao and Wei Guoping won the silver medal

Rio Paralympic Track Cycling Men 's Team Tournament Final

Update: 2016-09-13 15:35:43 Source: MeiZhou Daily Hits:64

The 15th Paralympic Games were held in Rio de Janeiro.Reporters learned yesterday from the Meizhou CDPF,in the finals of Paralympic Games track cycling mixed C1-5 men's 750 meter race team held on Rio September 11th,China representative team consisted of Meizhou athletes Xie Hao,Wei Guoping and Liu Xinyang from Liaoning,won the silver medal.

In the final,China and the United Kingdom met on on a narrow path.After three timing points,the Chinese team was ahead of the opponent 0.266 seconds,but in the last timing point,the British team overtook the Chinese team 0.476 seconds,and eventually rushed to final red line with 48.635 seconds,breaking the world record.The Chinese team eventually won the runner-up,the Spanish team won the bronze medal.

Xie Hao is an native of Jiaoling County,this was his second time to participate in the Paralympic Games,Chinese team including him win the champion in the London Paralympic Track Cycling C1-5 men's team race.

Wei Guoping was a native of meijiang district,and this was his first time to participate in the Paralympic Games.Wei Guoping told reporters:"To participate in the Paralympic Games is the dream of every disabled athletes,although I am not very talented at cycling project,but I feel i’m the most persistent one on this project.”Even if the pressure is big,I felt tired,and I lost the game,I never gave up.

This was the first medal won by Xie Hao,Wei Guoping in the Rio Paralympic Games.Wei Guoping and Xie Hao won the seventh and ninth in the Track Cycling Men's 1 km Individual Timing trial held in Rio on September 10th.On September 16 Rio time,Xie Hao,Wei Guoping will participate in the Paralympic Road Cycling men’s group match.(Reporter:Li Yanliang,Correspondent:Xu Haiying)