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China’s Olympic hopes

It was a flying start for China. The first gold medal of the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo was won by Yang Qian 杨倩 in women’s 10 meter air rifle. And it didn’t stop there. A little later, the next gold medals for China were secured by Hóu Zhìhuì 侯志慧 in women’s weightlifting (49 kg) and Sūn Yīwén 孙一文 in fencing. That puts the People’s Republic at the top of the international medal table on Sunday night with six golds, one silver and four bronzes.

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