Beijing time on July 19, the Chinese women's basketball team officially set off for Tokyo, the upcoming Olympic Games! Yao Ming, chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association, is also the team leader, flying to Japan with the women's basketball team. It is reported that the Chinese women's basketball team is the fourth group of members of the Chinese delegation to Tokyo, along with the Chinese diving team.
It can be seen from the photos that Yao Ming and the Chinese women's basketball coaches are relatively relaxed. Yao Ming, in particular, keeps smiling. A captured photo, even without considering his own image, comes with a classic laughing expression pack.
The goal of the Chinese women's basketball team in the Olympic Games, according to the coach Xu Limin, is to "protect eight and compete for four". However, with the decline of the Chinese men's basketball team, the Chinese basketball team urgently needs the excellent performance of the women's basketball team to boost its morale. In addition to the poor condition of American women's basketball team and the withdrawal of Australian general, China's women's basketball team may have higher goals.
The group stage of women's basketball competition in Tokyo Olympic Games starts on July 26, 2021, the elimination competition starts on August 4, the bronze medal competition starts on August 7, and the gold medal competition starts on August 8.
The Chinese women's basketball team is divided into group C, with the Australian women's basketball team, the Puerto Rican women's basketball team and the Belgian women's basketball team in the same group. According to the promotion rules, the top two in each of the three groups and the third with the best results are promoted to the top 8.
Specific schedule of Chinese women's basketball team
July 27 China Women's basketball team vs Puerto Rico women's basketball team
July 30 China Women's basketball team vs Belgium women's basketball team
August 2 China Women's basketball team VS Australia women's basketball team