(Curling, Beijing) Ling Zhi/Fan Suyuan: Put the burden down and don’t fear the Swiss team

2022-06-02 0 By

Beijing, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) — China’s ling Zhi and Fan Suyuan will compete in the mixed doubles curling event at the Beijing Winter Olympic Games on Sunday night at the National Aquatics Center ice Cube.After taking part in the first training session of the competition in the morning, Ling zhi said that he would put aside his burden and do his best to play the first game against former world champions Switzerland in the evening.In the training, Ling Zhi/Fan Su Yuan under the guidance of the coach to try the shot, the quality of several shots are very high.Ling zhi, 27, finished ninth with her partner at the 2021 mixed doubles World Championships, while Fan Su Yuan, 25, is a former speed skater who switched to curling in 2014.The two men stood out from the Olympic trials at the end of 2021 and formed a team for less than three months. Although the cooperation time is not long, they have been training together for a long time and are very familiar with each other.They will face Switzerland on Saturday night.In an interview after training, Ling zhi said he had played against Switzerland many times, winning and losing, and whoever was in good shape and not nervous on the night had a chance to win.”We have the advantage of being a host and will put down the baggage and be ourselves.””The atmosphere in the stadium is good and we will play our game and focus on ourselves.””Said Fansuyuan.LAN Tamaki, foreign teacher of The Chinese mixed doubles team, said that the players are ready and confident, and they have a 50-50 chance with Switzerland.(after)