The Hong Kong team's fencing in the Tokyo Olympics once again writes the continuation of the Hong Kong team's history!
Hong Kong men's foil representative Zhang Jialang defeated the Russian Olympic Committee swordsmen at 15:14 in the quarterfinals this afternoon (26th), making the Hong Kong team a historic entry into the quarterfinals in fencing events.
Zhang Jialang confronted the Czech swordsman at 6:20 in the evening and strived to enter the final. He went on to another victory at 15:10 and made his historic advancement to the final "Sit Silver and Hope Gold".
At 8:10 in the evening, the gold medal game was launched, defeating the previous champion, Italian player Daniele GAROZZO, and won the first gold medal since the return. This is the first time Hong Kong has ever won the gold medal after Li Lishan won the gold in 1996. Two Olympic gold medals.
While the "Swordsman One" was fighting in full swing in the Tokyo arena, Hong Kong citizens also gathered in major shopping malls to watch the live broadcast of the match to cheer for the "medal hope".
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Zhang Jialang, who broke through two levels in a single day and reached the finals, played against the last Olympic gold medalist Daniele GAROZZO of Italy at 8:10 in the evening.
At the Kwun Tong apm shopping mall, a large number of people were onlookers on all levels.
If Zhang Jialang wins the gold, it will be the Hong Kong team's second gold medal after Li Lishan won the first gold medal in the windsurfing event in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics after 25 years.
If he fails to reach the top, it will also be the Hong Kong team's second historical silver medal after the Hong Kong team won the silver medal after 17 years, that is, after the 2004 Athens Olympic "table tennis treasures" Li Jing and Gao Lize won the silver.
In the first 8 minutes of the battle, when Zhang Jialang came from behind and took the lead to 6:5, the audience had clapped their hands at least 5 times, and people chanted cheering from time to time.
When it was 10:5, many people clapped and shouted excitedly.
By 13:9, someone on the scene chanted "We are Hong Kong".
Eighteen minutes after the opening, Zhang Jialang defeated Garroso 15:11. The Hong Kong player won the gold for the first time in 25 years, and it was the first Olympic gold medal since the return.
On the evening of July 26, hundreds of citizens went to the mall to watch the live broadcast of the Zhang Jialang match to cheer
The moment when Zhang Jialang reached the top four:
The quarter-finals started with 6 points behind and regained the victory after adjusting their tactics
In the afternoon, Zhang Jialang, a swordsman, competed with Russian Olympic Committee swordsman Kirill BORODACHEV for the top 4 seats. The left-hander was also the left-hander Paulodachev who opened the game and was 6 points behind. Zhang Jialang Later, he adjusted his tactics, slowed down and gritted his teeth to chase, but Paul Dachev was very smooth, and he left it to 14:9 again, and the victory was only a minute away.
However, Zhang Jialang didn't give up. After chasing a tie with composure, he hit the offensive score with the last sword of the decisive victory, chased 6 swords in a row, and finally "reversed" and ranked among the top 4 historically. He wrote the local sword. In the history of the altar, they faced off against the Czech swordsman at 6:20 in the evening, striving to enter the finals, and have the opportunity to win Hong Kong's first medal in this Olympics.
[Zhang Jialang reaches the top 4]
The top four against the Czech swordsman was once tied
Zhang Jialang played against the 27-year-old Czech swordsman Alexander CHOUPENITCH at 6:20 in the afternoon. He opened the record with an early attack. After defeating his opponent with a "big heart", his confidence increased. The decision to shoot was even more certain. After taking 3 swords in a row, he once led to 7:2. Zubinich then counterattacked and chased 5 points to tie.
Zhang Jialang did not have stage fright. He first attacked the single light "stop bleeding" with a simple attack, and then opened the score with the good attack of two swords, and entered the second quarter with an advantage of 13:9. He stabilized the victory. At 15:10, he defeated his opponent to advance to the final. At 8:10 pm, he will compete with the previous gold medalist, Garroso of Italy, to create the first Olympic medal in Hong Kong's fencing history, and will definitely win the first place in the Olympics Face medals.
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