Wandering overseas for 3 months, the Chinese Taekwondo team finally returned home

Wandering overseas for 3 months, the Chinese Taekwondo team finally returned home
Rio Olympic champion Zhao Shuai.Photo / Osports Beijing News (Reporter Sun Haiguang) The Chinese Taekwondo team went to Japan for training in mid-January and originally planned to return home in early February.However, because of the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the Chinese Taekwondo team has been stranded in Japan.At midnight yesterday, 37 people from the Taekwondo team finally returned to the country.On January 15, the Chinese Taekwondo team went to Shizuoka, Japan for training. The team included 12 female players including Wu Jingyu and Zheng Shuyin, and 18 male players including Zhao Shuai.According to the original plan, the Chinese Taekwondo team will return to China on February 5.Affected by the epidemic, the Taekwondo team had to extend the training time in Japan, and the training location also changed from the Shizuoka city area to a small town in Shizuoka Prefecture.During the training session in Japan, the Chinese Taekwondo team also exchanged performances with local elementary school students.The Chinese team originally planned to extend the training time in Japan to mid-March, and then go directly abroad to participate in the Olympic Qualification.However, after the improvement of the Tokyo Olympics, the World Taek Federation’s games were also cancelled.At midnight yesterday, the Chinese Taekwondo team wandering in Japan for 3 months flew to Shanghai Pudong International Airport.On the way back to the country, the team members all wore masks and protective clothing.Next, all leaders were quarantined for 14 days according to regulations.Before going to Japan for training, the Chinese Taekwondo team has won the best five Olympic seats in Tokyo, including four women’s full seats (Wu Jingyu, Zheng Shuyin, Zhou Lijun, Zhang Mengyu).For the men ‘s team, Rio Olympic champion Zhao Shuai also qualified.In the next Olympic Qualifying Tournament, the Chinese men’s team will have a chance to play another seat.Currently, three of the five qualifying events for the Tokyo Olympics Taekwondo event ended earlier this year.68% of the qualifications for the competition have been allocated through Olympic points and qualifiers, and the remaining seats will be generated through the postponed European and Asian qualifiers.Sauna, Night Net Editor Sun Haiguang Li Xin proofreading Li Xiangling