Beijing Winter Olympics flag bearer Zhao Dan: I was surprised to hear it was me

2022-05-13 0 By

Gao Tingyu, a male speed skater, and Zhao Dan, a female skeleton bobsledder, will be the flag-bearers of China’s sports delegation for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.Zhao said he was honored to carry the flag and hoped to show better himself in the competition.”When I heard that I was the flag bearer of the Chinese delegation for the Beijing Winter Olympics, MY heart was surprised and I felt honored.I already feel lucky to be able to participate in the Winter Olympics at home, but now I have an additional identity, which makes me feel more responsible and responsible.I will cherish the trust the organization has given me, and I will bring out the great potential in my heart and strive to show the best of myself on the court.”Born in 2002, Zhao Dan, 20, is a post-2000 Chinese skeleton bobsledder. Two years ago, she represented the Chinese skeleton bobsledder team and finished seventh in the Lausanne Winter Olympic Games. It was the first time that Chinese women’s skeleton bobsledder competed in the Winter Olympic Games.In addition, Zhao won the intercontinental Cup in Innsbruck in the 2021-2022 season.Source: Beijing Daily client