Looking forward to!Shandong province has selected 14 athletes to participate in the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games
Qilu Evening News · Qilu Yipoint reporter Zhao Qinghua correspondent Li Yingjie Tang Nan Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games will be held from March 4 to 13.On February 21, the Chinese delegation was established in Beijing. This is the sixth time that China has organized a delegation to participate in the Winter Paralympic Games.This winter Paralympics shandong sent 14 athletes, 3 coaches, 5 staff, a total of 22 people to participate in the Paralympic cross-country skiing, biathlon, paralympic ice hockey three events.The National Paralympic Ice Hockey Team, co-built by the China Disabled Persons’ Federation, Shandong Disabled Persons’ Federation and Qingdao Municipal People’s Government, won the “B” Group of the 2021 World Championships for the first time in 2017 and won the “A” group with “five wins”. It has been promoted to the world’s top teams and won the right to participate in the 2022 Beijing Paralympic Winter Games.Shandong province has successfully completed ice hockey training for the 2022 Beijing Paralympic Winter Games.In recent years, the physical education for the disabled in Shandong province has developed by leaps and bounds under the great attention and care of the provincial party Committee and the provincial government and the strong support from all walks of life.In the 16th Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2021, the 12 athletes selected by Our province for the Chinese Paralympic Sports delegation won 4 gold MEDALS, 4 silver MEDALS and 2 bronze MEDALS in total, and 11 times won the fourth to eighth place.It achieved the best performance in the history of the provincial athletes participating in the overseas Paralympic Games and made outstanding contributions to the Achievements of the Chinese sports delegation in the Paralympic Games.In the 11th National Disabled Games and the 8th Special Olympics of the People’s Republic of China, shandong province sent a disabled sports delegation consisting of 447 athletes, coaches and staff members to participate in 33 events such as athletics, swimming, table tennis, cycling and taekwondo.Among them, 78 gold MEDALS, 53.5 silver MEDALS and 44 bronze MEDALS were won in the Paralympic events, with a total of 175.5 MEDALS. Ten of them broke the national record 16 times, and two of them broke the world record 3 times. The number of gold MEDALS and total MEDALS ranked seventh in China.Special Olympics individual events won 12 gold MEDALS, 26 silver MEDALS, 15 bronze MEDALS, a total of 53 MEDALS, special Olympics team events won 14 gold MEDALS, 23 silver MEDALS, 4 bronze MEDALS, all creating the best results in history.The Shandong delegation won the “Sportsmanship Award” and achieved a double harvest of competition results and spiritual civilization, safely and successfully completing the task of participating in the competition.We look forward to the Shandong Paralympic Athletes living up to the great trust and expectations of the country and the people, striving for great achievements in the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games and winning glory for the country.