The National Swimming Championships and the Tokyo Olympics Standards Reaching Tournament kicked off yesterday. This event includes physical fitness competitions and swimming competitions, and physical fitness competitions even control the ranking of swimming competitions.
The 2020 National Swimming Championships and the Tokyo Olympics Qualifying Tournament kicked off yesterday. The first day of the event brought a lot of surprises to swimmers. Although Yu Hexin, Fu Yuanhui, and Yu Jingyao won first place in the preliminaries, they were The physical fitness test scored later and missed the final.
According to the notice of events related to the events issued by the Swimming Center of the State General Administration of Sports, this event includes physical fitness competitions and swimming competitions. The physical fitness competitions even influence the ranking of the swimming competitions-all individual competitions will be held in the preliminary and finals, and there will be no substitute athletes in the finals.
The top 16 athletes in the preliminaries are ranked according to their physical fitness scores, and the top 8 athletes in the physical fitness competition enter the final. When there are less than 8 people in each individual event, the athletes who are eligible for the finals will be admitted directly to the finals according to their physical fitness scores. This requirement means that as long as
Among the top 16 athletes in the preliminaries, Yu Hexin (men's 50-meter self) ranked 9th, Fu Yuanhui (women's 100-meter lean) ranked 11th, and Yu Jingyao (women's 200-meter frog) ranked 9th. Although Yu Hexin broke the national record held by Ning Zetao in the preliminaries, even though Fu Yuanhui was the only player to score 1 point in the preliminaries, and even though Yu Jingyao's 2:25.27 preliminaries were also competitive in the international arena, All missed the final due to physical test results.
What did the physical test take to break these professional athletes? They accepted the vertical vertical jump, 30-meter sprint run, pull-ups, trunk core strength (4 directions) and 3000-meter timed running tests.
It should be noted that athletes are also "specialized in the technical industry." Different sports have different requirements for athletes, and therefore have different muscle types. Therefore,
"Physical fitness competition" is a link where all sports teams have invested a lot of energy this year. The "Notice of the General Administration of Sports on Further Strengthening Basic Physical Training and Complementing Physical Fitness Shortcomings" has clear requirements, such as determining the basic physical fitness standards for each project , Those who do not meet the standards are not allowed to participate in the Olympic selection.
The original intention of strengthening physical fitness is correct, but does the "one size fits all" approach deviate from the law of exercise for different sports? Asking sprinters for long-distance running results, allowing swimmers to run faster, and strictly linking this to their respective special competition results, is it really scientific?
It may not be difficult to find the answer.
Is the "one size fits all" physical test really scientific?