13 Jan 2020
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13 January 2020
At the Plenary Session of the Chinese Olympic Committee, which took place in Beijing on 26 December, NOC President Gou Zhongwen (r. on photo) awarded the IOC 2019 Sport and Sustainable Architecture trophy to the National Aquatics Centre, in recognition of its contribution to sustainable development in the city, and the promotion of Olympic values in China. At the same session, NOC vice-president and IOC Member Li Lingwei awarded the bronze medal for the women’s shot put event of the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 to Gong Lijiao. The medal was reallocated following the disqualification of two athletes for doping offences. More info at www.olympic.cn.
15 January 2019
During the 2018 Plenary Session of the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) held in Beijing on 28 December, IOC Member and COC Vice-President Li Lingwei (left in photo) presented the bronze medal and participation pin from the Olympic Games London 2012 to hammer thrower Zhang Wenxiu (right in photo), who received them after the gold medallist was disqualified for failing doping tests. COC President Gou Zhongwen presented the 2018 IOC Olympism in Action trophy to Beijing Shougang Group, Beijing 2022’s Official Urban Regeneration Services Partner, which renovated its old industrial plants and provided them to Beijing 2022 for its headquarters. During the Session, Gou Zhongwen reviewed the COC’s activities, highlighting participation in the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 and Asian Games Jakarta 2018, as well as the preparations for the next editions of the Olympic Games. More info on www.olympic.cn.