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China Sports Weekly (7.16-7.22)

BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) — Here are the newest Chinese sports activities headlines from the previous week:

1. Chengdu Universiade Village opens

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The FISU World University Games Village in Chengdu formally opened its door to athletes and staff officers right here on July 22.

Located on the campus of Chengdu University, the Village is the primary of its variety to be based mostly on a college campus for the reason that inauguration of the FISU Summer World University Games.

The Village can accommodate roughly 11,000 folks. Equipped with state-of-the-art services, it gives top-notch providers in catering, health, commerce, leisure, and cultural exchanges, together with autonomous driving bus and the newest AI decoding providers.

2. Vangsgaard scores late winner, Denmark beats China at Women’s World Cup

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Substitute Amalie Vangsgaard netted a late aim, securing a 1-0 victory for Denmark over China within the opening spherical of Group D on the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup right here on Saturday.

In the dying minutes of the match, Vangsgaard shattered the impasse from a nook kick. The Paris Saint-Germain ahead, who had been on the pitch for simply 5 minutes, launched a header from distance that discovered the again of the web.

The Danish staff, having by no means overwhelmed China of their earlier 4 encounters, employed an offensive 4-3-3 setup in pursuit of a victory.

3. China’s Cheng, Shi win blended duet free gold at swimming worlds

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China’s Cheng Wentao and Shi Haoyu claimed the blended duet free title as inventive swimming wrapped up its ultimate day’s competitors on the World Aquatics Championships right here on July 22.

Cheng and Shi scored 225.1020 factors to safe their second gold and third medal on the Fukuoka worlds following their victory within the staff acrobatic occasion and blended duet technical bronze.

It was China’s third gold in inventive swimming.

4. China wins fifteenth gold at Fukuoka swimming worlds

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China elevated its lead on the medal desk on the World Aquatics Championships by successful two extra golds on July 22 when diving and inventive swimming wrapped up their ultimate day’s competitors.

Zhu Zifeng and Lin Shan afterward claimed the blended 3m synchronized springboard title, China’s twelfth from diving and fifteenth total.

China leads the tally with 15 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals. Japan is second on 4-1-3 and Germany third on 4-0-2.

5. China’s Chen lands historic hat-trick of platform diving titles at swimming worlds

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China’s Chen Yuxi shocked Olympic champion Quan Hongchan on July 19 to turn into the primary diver to win the ladies’s 10-meter platform title at three consecutive world championships.

The 17-year-old Chen and 16-year-old Quan, who retained their synchronized title on the World Aquatics Championships right here on Sunday, confirmed that they’re in a league of their very own with some almost flawless strikes.

Chen led from begin to end, scoring a complete of 457.85 factors.

6. Interview: Zhang Weili calm forward of UFC title protection

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In simply over one month, Zhang Weili, the present UFC girls’s strawweight champion, will defend her title for the primary time in her second reign towards Brazil’s Amanda Lemos in Boston on August 19.

She has now arrived in Las Vegas to coach on the UFC Performance Institute within the upcoming weeks, primarily specializing in techniques along with her coaches.

Zhang admitted that upon studying she would face Lemos, she felt “very calm, not particularly excited,” including that “I’m actually not feeling pressured at the moment.”