Newsfrom news.xidian.edu.cn (Correspondent: Hou Peng)The 2019 National YouthSwimming U Series Competition, sponsored by the Swimming Management Center of the General Administration of Sport of China and Chinese Swimming Association,organized by Sichuan Provincial Sports Bureau and Chengdu Municipal Sports Bureau, and co-organized by Sichuan Sports College and Chengdu Swimming Sports Management Center, officially opened in the natatorium of China Modern PentathlonCenter in Chengdu, Sichuan Province from September 21 to 22.More than 700 athletes from Shanghai, Tianjin, Yunnan and other provinces and cities participated in the competition and provided afierce and wonderful event to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of new China.
After winning the gold medal and bronzemedal in the China College Swimming Championship last month, the swimming team from XDU dispatched Grade 2020 undergraduatesChen Yongyao, Zhang Xundi and Wu Yuhang who have not yet experienced the competition to participate in the competition. In the face of adverse conditions in the early training,Coach Hou Peng led the team members to make full use of every minute to solve problems and train hard in theblue swimming pool. After several fierce competitions with the athletesfrom othersports schools, they finally and excellently won 1 gold medal, 1 silvermedal and 2 bronzemedals (i.e.gold medalofmen’s 100m breaststroke, silver medalofmen’s 50m backstroke, bronzemedal ofmen’s 50m breaststroke, and bronzemedal of women’s 100m butterfly stroke), as well as two seventh places.
The National YouthSwimming U Series Competition is a national high-level competition in addition to the National Games and professional registration competition. In this competition and early training, the three freshmen trained hard and carried out the tactics firmly. While striving for the honor for the school, they fully demonstrated the young blood, vitality, fighting spirit and positive energy of the students of XDU, and inherited and carried forward the spirit of XDU. It is believed that in the future training and competition,the high-level swimming teamof XDU will repay the school with more excellent results under the strong support and trust of the school leaders!