Beijing News (Reporter Xu Bangyin) Today, the Chinese Athletics Association issued a notice on organizing external training for the marathon training team and confirmed that it will travel to Kenya during the winter training. Including Dong Guojian and Peng Jianhua, the training team has five male athletes and six female athletes. The foreign teacher is Kipchog's coach Patrick Sang.
It is understood that the training time of the marathon project is from December 29, 2019 to March 20, 2020. The training team will choose the opportunity to go to Kenya for external training. The male athletes were Dong Guojian, Peng Jianhua, Yang Le, Zhao Changhong and Xu Wang, and there were 6 female athletes including Li Dan, Zhang Deshun, Pan Yinli, Luo Xia, Xia Yuyu, and Ma Yugui. Among them, Dong Guojian, as the previous foreign training, also served as Chinese coach.
The external training during the winter training is mainly to prepare for the Olympic trials in Xuzhou next March to ensure that the best athletes are selected to participate in the Olympics. This training list includes Dong Guojian, Peng Jianhua, Li Dan, and Xia Yuyu. Olympic athletes.
Not long ago, Dong Guojian revealed in an exclusive interview with the Beijing News reporter that when he went to Kenya for foreign training this summer, everyone would train with the Kipchog team. The training content was arranged by Kipchog ’s coach Patrick Sang. "Coach Communicate with us often, after each training, the coach will summarize and evaluate everyone's training, and also point out some problems and deficiencies. "
After finishing the Kenyan external training this summer, Dong Guojian ran the second best result of the Chinese Marathon in the Berlin Marathon in 2 hours, 08 minutes and 28 seconds. There is no doubt that during the winter training this year, under the leadership of Kipchog coach Patrick Sang, the athletes of the training team will further improve themselves in Kenya.