24/07/2020   Jinzhou (CHN): on Wednesday 29th July athletes return to compete on the Olympic distances






 

 

National Trophy by Provinces and Chinese Cup 2020 "Jinzhou Bank"

 

The first (official) post-Covid race in China will be held on Wednesday 29 July called the National Trophy by provinces, Chinese Cup 2020 and sponsored by the "Jinzhou Bank"

 

It is an invitation race only for the four national groups. The competitions will be held in Jinzhou, Liaoning Province, a city of 3,000,000 inhabitants on the east coast of China facing North Korea. The climate is monsoon type. This year, a heat wave from the Gobi desert has raised temperatures and humidity a lot. The forecasts for Wednesday give a temperature at 8.00 in the morning of 28°C and a humidity of around 70%.

They are certainly not optimal conditions for walking.

 

In the days preceding the competitions, all athletes on the list of participants will be subjected to the COVID-19 medical swab.

 

The scheduled races are: 20 km. men and women; 35 km. men. Almost all the best Chinese athletes are registered. Big absent is Liu Hong. Other important names not present at the races are: Yang Liujing (3rd in the women's 20km in Doha); Yin Jaxing (9th in the last World Championships in Doha); Niu Wenbin and Lu Yadong (4th and 5th in 50km at World Championships in Qatar).

 

In 20km. men are to be mentioned:

 

Wang Kaihua (1994): who has a 1:17:54 personal best obtained in 2017. He is currently in 13th place in the World Rankings. He finished second in the 2018 Taicang World Cup and 8th in Doha;

 

Xu Hao (1999): winner of the Military World Cup in Wuhan last October. It boasts a 1:19:57 personal best obtained in 2019 and is currently in 21st position in the World Rankings;

 

Cai Zelin (1991): Olympic vice-champion in Rio. He has a personal best of 1:18:47 obtained back in 2012. In MarciadalMondo's ranking on the average of the 10 best results he is in 12th place overall with the mark of 1:19:25 and 4th in the ranking of the last decade. The season best of the 2019 is 1:19:36.

 

Zhang Jun (1998): last year he finished 6th at the University Games of Naples. It boasts a personal best of 1:20:16 (2019). He is in 41st position in the World Rankings.

 

Chen Ding (1992): Olympic champion in London 2012. He boasts a 1:17:40 personal obtained in 2012.

 

At the start thirteen athletes with a a personal best in 2019 under 1:21:00.

 

 


 

 

 

 

In 35km. men headlights focused on:

 

Wang Qin (1994): 2019 world military champion in Wuhan. He has a personal best over 50km. of 3:38:02 and of 2:33:18 over 35km. He DNF to the Doha 2019. He is currently in 15th position in the World Rankings.

 

Wang Rui (1996): has a personal best of 3:42:08 over 50km. and 2:33:18 over 35km. He is in 20th position in the World Rankings

 

 

In 20km. women great duel between:

 

Yang Yiayu (1996): world champion in London 2017. First at the 2018 Asian Games. She was disqualified in the final in Doha last year. 4th in the World Rankings. She boasts a 1:25:34 personal best obtained in 2019.

 

Qieyang Shenijie (1990): called "the eternal second". She was silver at the 2012 London Olympics; at the 2019 Doha World Championships; in the 2016 and 2018 World Team Championships and at the 2018 Asian Games. She also obtained the bronze medal at the 2011 Daegu World Championships. She is also second in the World Rankings. Her personal best is 1:25:16 obtained in the London 2012 Olympic race. She walked in Huangshan in 1:25:37 last year.

 

Ma Zhenxia (1998): Asian champion last year. In U16 and U18 categories she won everything she could win. She is in 7th position in the World Rankings. She has a 1:28:00 personal best established in 2019.

 

Note the presence of the 3 women usually competing in 50km:

 

Liang Rui: 2019 World Champion;

Li Maocuo: bronze at the World Championships in Doha and

Ma Faying: arrived in 5th position in Qatar.

 

There are six athletes at the start with a personal in the past season below 1:30:00

 

 

 


 

 

 

Below full Entry List

 

 

Entry List - 20km. Men

 

Athlete

Year

B.S. 2019

1

Wang Kaihua

16.02.1994

1:19:01

2

Cai Zelin

11.04.1991

1:19:36

3

Yin Jun

16.03.2000

1:19:56

4

Xu Hao

06.02.1999

1:19:57

5

Zhuo Guowen

20.08.1997

1:20:04

6

Zeng Qingcun

03.04.1995

1:20:05

7

Gao Wenkui

28.07.1995

1:20:07

8

Zhang Jun

20.07.1998

1:20:17

9

Zhu Xiaoqiang

21.04.2000

1:20:17

10

Dai Jianxing

11.08.1996

1:20:29

11

Niu Wenchao

20.04.1998

1:20:30

12

Huang Haofeng

18.04.1998

1:20:39

13

Li Xiaobin

10.10.1999

1:20:43

12

Li Kewen

07.03.1999

1:22:00

13

Liu Zhi

21.03.2000

1:22:34

14

Chen Ding

05.08.1992

1:22:57

15

Zhaxi Yangben

15.04.1996

1:22:58

16

Zhang Yao

11.01.2000

1:22:59

17

Ma Youshan

21.09.1995

1:23:09

18

Zheng Ke

10.01.1998

1:23:31

19

Meng Zhongkai

15.12.1997

1:23:32

20

Wen Yongjie

28.09.1990

1:23:15

21

Zhen Ke

10.01.1998

1:23:31

22

Meng Zhonkai

15.12.1997

1:23:32

23

Wu Bing

08.07.1998

1:23:40

24

Li Jihuan

24.02.1998

1:23:52

25

Zhang Chengyuan

16.03.2000

1:24:07

26

Li Jingpeng

08.03.2001

1:24:26

27

Gao Yingchao

18.01.1998

1:24:39

28

Li Tianlei

13.09.1990

1:25:05

29

Qian Haifeng

08.07.2000

1:25:26

30

Lu Ning

12.02.1999

1:25:44

31

Zhou Yingcheng

06.01.2000

1:26:15

32

Chen Qiang

22.08.1999

1:26:28

33

Bai Junyang

23.12.1995

1:27:19

34

Wang Xin

17.10.2001

1:27:19

35

Ju Yanshuang

21.12.1997

1:27:33

36

Bao Qingchun

02.08.1996

1:28:21

37

Wang Dong

11.01.1999

1:28:43

38

Wang Sufu

12.07.1997

1:28:52

39

Bai Liga

21.01.1998

1:28:54

40

Wang Yifan

26.05.2000

1:28:58

41

Li Yuan

10.10.1999

1:30:06

42

Sun Chaofan

16.09.2000

1:30:09

43

Wang Yan

06.10.1006

1:30:38

44

Li Junran

12.03.2002

====

45

Li Xingfu

18.07.2002

====

46

Wu Zihao

20.04.2001

====

47

Zhao Xiaolong

30.01.2002

====

48

Wang Zhenhao

12.09.2001

====

49

Liu Hang

10.11.2002

====

50

Sun Xiaolong

03.05.2000

====

51

Kang Minlong

18.11.2002

====

52

Luo Yiyong

19.02.2002

====

53

Ding Guanghui

02.01.2002

====

54

Jia Qiejia

01.01.2002

====

55

Ma Jianjun

23.05.2000

====

56

Zhao Xiangfei

27.09.2002

====

 

 

Entry List - 20km. Women

 

Athlete

Year

B.S. 2019

1

Yang Jiayu

18.02.1996

1:25:34

2

Qieyang Shenjie

11.11.1990

1:25:37

3

Ma Zhenxia

01.08.1998

1:28:00

4

Duan Dandan

23.05.1995

1:28:28

5

Liang Rui

18.06.1994

1:28:49

6

Su Wenxiu

28.06.1998

1:29:00

7

Li Maocuo

20.10.1992

1:30:24

8

Yang Weiwei

03.08.1998

1:30:25

9

Qi Jizhuoma

27.05.1998

1:30:40

10

Tang Caihong

29.04.1996

1:31:17

11

Liu Yu

18.03.1998

1:31:22

12

Zhao Dongmin

15.01.1990

1:32:10

13

Wang Lixue

25.12.1996

1:32:56

12

Ma Faying

30.08.1993

1:33:12

13

Yin Hang

07.02.1997

1:34:21

14

Zhu Mingyue

10.10.1999

1:35:29

15

Xiao Xianghua

19.02.1997

1:36:04

16

Zhang Lingfen

22.10.2001

1:37:01

17

Jiang Shanshan

28.02.1997

1:37:32

18

Fu Yanhong

01.03.2001

1:37:35

19

Xiao Han

12.11.1998

1:38:17

20

Tang Shaojia

30.11.2000

1:38:18

21

Yang Shuqing

30.08.1996

1:38:39

22

Liao Wenqing

09.01.1999

1:39:17

23

Liu Roumei

10.12.2002

1:39:17

24

Deng Xu

01.02.1998

1:39:44

25

Wang Wenjing

21.11.1999

1:40:45

26

Pu Xin

29.08.1998

1:46:06

27

Geng Cuoji

08.06.2000

1:46:37

28

Gao Lan

18.01.2000

1:49:31

29

Ji Jiemei

16.04.2002

====

30

Liang Yumeng

14.10.2001

====

31

Yin Zhenhua

30.09.2002

====

32

Gao Wenliang

08.03.2001

====

33

Yang Xinru

03.10.2002

====

34

Xi Ricuo

09.08.2001

====

35

Hu Wenjing

16.09.2002

====

36

Lamu   Yongzhon

05.01.2000

====

37

Liu Xingsi

07.05.2000

====

 

 

Entry List - 35km. Men

 

Nome

Anno

1

Geng Zibo

02.12.2000

2

Yang Leping

05.12.1998

3

Sun Song

15.12.1996

4

Wang Rui

06.01.1996

5

Duan Liangchen

15.05.2002

6

Luo Dongpo

23.06.1995

7

Wang Yang

20.02.1999

8

Xu Chunyang

07.04.2001

9

Gong Fanglong

12.07.1998

10

Hu Yunjiang

04.02.2000

11

Yang Hu

10.09.1996

12

Wang Qin

08.05.1994

 

 

 

 

                     
 


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