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Zhang Ning is going

Discussion in 'Olympics BEIJING 2008' started by BrunoLi, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. BrunoLi

    BrunoLi Regular Member

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    Zhang Ning is going for WS, but not Zhu Lin. It's official decision.( I think it's LYB's decision) Xie Xing-Fang, Lu Lan and Zhang Ning will representing for China in WS in 2008 Beijing Olympic games
    I think Zhu Lin has better chance to win, since she is much younger and Zhang Ning is 33 years old now.
    everybody, any comment ?
     
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  2. huangkwokhau

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    like XXF before...winning WC did not get her to OG...now it is ZL's turn...sigh!

    I think ZL has a better chance than ZN.
     
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    haiz..zhu lin is not qualified to the OG08:(
     
  4. Louisa

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    XXF won WC after ZN returned home with OG04 crown, not before OG04

    though I am superfan of ZN, but I think that ZL should go. ZN is famous with her fighting spirit and strong mental on court. ZL, LL and even XXF tumble occasionally due to pressure...not as stable as ZN. BUT, AGE DOES MATTER...
     
  5. BrunoLi

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    yes

    agree with Louisa.
    It's a wrong decision to send Zhang Ning instead of Zhu Lin. :crying:
    Who is in charge of this ???:mad:
     
  6. huangkwokhau

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    you know who....:D ...........
     
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    i still think ZN will win a medal from this OG... even though it is not a gold... :)
     
  8. ants

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    ZN still have the chance. She will go for the last hurrah.
     
  9. drifit

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    just woke up?
    this decision are made long long time ago..........;)
    as ants said, ZN is still a good contender.
     
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    Would you put ZN's chance of defending her olympic crown as greater than TH's though?
     
  11. ants

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    Both ZN and TH have equal chance of defending their Gold. Still water runs deep. You don't know what they are doing right now.
     
  12. BrunoLi

    BrunoLi Regular Member

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    No, the list just out


    No, the list just out.
    Actually it's midnight here in Boston around 2am. I need to go sleep now.
    Anybody have a chance to translate these 2 articles to drifit?

    Article #1:
    北京时间7月18日,全球最大的体育赌博公司,英国的bwin为奥运会羽毛球比赛开出夺冠赔率。由于中国队在羽毛球五个单项上高手众多,他们开出的这个最新夺冠赔率实际上就是提前预测了国羽的奥运参赛名单。在这个名单里,国羽女单三号是卢兰,而2007年世锦赛女单冠军朱琳则榜上无名。另外,男双、混双双栖好手谢中博在这个名单里只参加混双的比赛。不过从别的方面我们也可以看出,这家赌博公司开出的这张赔率单也带有很明显的主观情绪。

    Article #2:
    羽毛球队上报奥运名单 卫冕冠军张宁入围朱琳无缘

    2008-7-22 10:46:15 352 来源:本站原创 作者:高寒冰 打印本文 [​IMG]
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      昨天下午,记者从有关方面了解到,中国羽毛球队已经将奥运会参赛名单上报给国家体育总局,在此前被认为存在最大变数的女子单打项目上,上届奥运会女单冠军张宁成功入选,而去年世锦赛女单冠军朱琳则遗憾地在最后时刻出局。
      伤病困扰一度险些出局
      至少在一年前,没有人认为张宁参加奥运会是个问题。但是自从去年5月夺得新加坡公开赛冠军之后,严重的伤病让张宁长期无法坚持系统训练,体能、竞技状态都不是十分理想。甚至因此缺席了奥运会前的最后一次重要比赛5月份的尤伯杯。6月的印尼公开赛,张宁不敌东道主选手尤利安蒂无缘决赛。在7月17日最新的羽毛球选手世界排名中,张宁因为久疏战阵,排名已经跌倒了世界第七。而两名竞争对手卢兰朱琳分别排名第二、第三。
      在半个月前,国家羽毛球队专家组成员、辽宁女子羽毛球队主教练王斌,在接受记者采访时也为张宁能否参加奥运会的前景表示出了深深的担忧:“如果在半个月内没有积极的变化,张宁真的悬了!”
      与张宁的低迷比起来,两名竞争对手却表现得十分抢眼。世锦赛冠军朱琳在6月份的印尼公开赛上夺冠,战胜的对手恰恰是在半决赛中淘汰张宁的尤利安蒂。卢兰则在最近的15站积分赛上四度跻身决赛,表现稳定。
      在7月21日最后的名单公布前,张宁是在竞争中最不被看好的一个。
      顽强精神赢得卫冕机会
      张宁的伤病,主要是大腿和脚踝严重的骨关节病。这样的伤病一般需要静养,但是由于还要坚持训练,张宁的伤病始终处于反复发作中。而且因为年龄偏大,张宁的身体状态也不理想,经常感冒发烧。由于没有训练、体能作保证,张宁速度加变化的特点在比赛中很难发挥出来,直接影响了张宁的成绩。
      但是,在逆境中的张宁没有放弃自己追逐奥运梦想的努力。为在奥运会前恢复状态,在每一堂训练课中,张宁都付出百分之百的努力。在距离奥运会之前不过19天的时候,张宁的竞技状态奇迹般地有了大幅度回升。在经过再三权衡后,考虑到张宁的经验,中国羽毛球队在最后时刻决定派出张宁谢杏芳卢兰三人出战奥运会羽毛球女单比赛,朱琳作为替补。昨天,这一名单已经上报给国家体育总局。
     
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    Poor Zhu Lin, her Wolrd Champ title can't guarantee to gain Olympic berth. Zhu Lin must work very hard to keep her chance alive at London 2012...
     
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    She will be 28 in 2012 , and her teammates just like wanglin , WYH, jiaojiao and LULAN will be her competitors . another difficult 4 years :eek:
     
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    ZL is world top 5 and wont get to compete cause of Olympic rules, who is match/medal/tournament fixing now... I don't see the players federation crying about this.
     
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    Good chance for Tine Rasmussen. Her biggest obstacle is Lu Lan.
     
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    It's the Olympic rules which encourage participation. I think for any event (not just badminton), the most entries from any country is three.
     
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    Coaches don't have the heart to say no to veterans who still want a last shot for glory even when indications are they are fast going downhill.The thought they may just go out in shame and at the expense of a golden exposure opportunity for a younger, more deserving teammate may or may not have crossed their minds.
    Well, are ZN and JE/ML deserving of their retirement gift? We shall see.
     
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    it is really a 50/50 deal. ZN is experienced but form dipped lately. ZL form is always only 80% but young and less experienced.

    only time will tell if the Chinese coaching staff made the right decision.
     
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    Staff?
    What staff?
    Since when has any of this been a group decision? :rolleyes:
     

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