In 31.895 seconds, Bao Shanju and Zhong Tianshi beat the time of the German team of Lea Friedrich and Emma Hinze by 0.085 seconds.
This is Zhong’s second Olympic gold medal in a row after he and Gong Jinjie won in Rio five years ago.
Olympics-Cycling-China Claim Womens Team Sprint Gold
The two Olympic gold medals won by China in cycling have both been earned by women’s sprint teams.
In their first-round triumph over Lithuania, Bao and Zhong set a new world record for the team sprint with a time of 31.804.
Wang takes Home China’s Sixth Gold Medal in Weightlifting.
On the same day, Wang Zhouyu won the women’s 87 kilogramme event, giving China their sixth gold medal in weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics.
The 27-year-total old’s of 270 kg was 7 kilogrammes more than silver medalist Tamara Salazar of Ecuador’s 263 kilogramme total.
After a surprising failure at 115 kg on her first effort in the snatch, Wang completed a lift of 120 kilogrammes on her third attempt to take the lead.
After setting a new world record in the clean and jerk at the 2019 world championships, she attempted to lift 160 kilogrammes but fell short.
In the men’s rings gymnastics competition, China takes first and second place thanks to performances by Liu and Zheng.
On Monday at the Tokyo Olympics, Liu Yang won gold in the men’s gymnastics rings event, edging out compatriot You Hao by a fraction of a point.
Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece, who won gold in the ring at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, came in third.
With a clinical performance and a perfect dismount, Yang edged off You (15.300) and Petrounias (15.200) with a score of 15.500.
Since finishing 1-2 at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, this is the first time China has ever won the rings gold medal.
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