Only Indian at Beijing Winter Olympics: this is a really good story!

2022-06-04 0 By

“It’s great that my first Olympics will be in China,” said the Indian athlete.I represent my country, India, but also as an international athlete skiing in China and participating in the Winter Olympics, which is really a good story.”Alpine skier Arif Khan was the only member of the Indian team to qualify for Beijing.He 2, in an interview with the global times reporter for the Beijing Olympics and orderly organization highly praise, and said the two countries in the future in the field of winter sports can good cooperation through technical sharing and training facilities construction, “we have mountain (India and China), and there is snow, as long as there is a good start, we can make history.”Arif Khan, 31, arrived in Beijing Monday to compete in the alpine skiing slalom and giant slalom at the Beijing Winter Olympics, according to reports.It is also the first time an Indian athlete has qualified for both events at the Winter Olympics.Arif also postponed his wedding, originally scheduled for the middle of last year, to focus on the Beijing Olympics.After arriving in Beijing, Mr. Arif posted a photo on his social media account of himself being “surrounded” by Chinese medical workers in heavy protective gear.”I just wanted to post this photo to show how China’s security measures really protect everyone and how they take precautions in practice to protect the safety and health of athletes.””In fact, it is also the best way for medical workers to protect themselves,” Arif told the Global Times.According to Olympic quarantine regulations, athletes participating in the games must move in a closed loop, undergo nucleic acid tests every day and wear masks on most occasions.”If you are an athlete and you are competing and living in a place where there are a lot of people, you better be careful,” Arif said. This is the reality of the pandemic, he said.Arif Khan, the only Indian athlete to compete in the Beijing Winter Olympics, told the Global Times that he hopes to let the world know that India can develop winter sports.He said China and India have great potential in the field of winter sports cooperation, as the two countries can share technology and training sites, and as the world’s two most populous countries, both China and India have many great athletes.”We (India and China) have mountains, snow.All we need is a good start and we can make history.””It’s great that my first Olympics will be in China,” said the Indian athlete.I represent my country, India, but also as an international athlete skiing in China and participating in the Winter Olympics, which is really a good story.””If people want their country to be seen on the global stage, they should not let their dreams be dashed.”What one chooses, one should strive for, Arif told the Global Times.Even if it takes a long time, success will come.”Each person can be a yardstick for the next generation to look up to.”Global Times – Huanqiu/Baiyun Yi, Zhao Yu, Sha Liu Xin (Source: Huanqiu)