The Chinese gymnast Y. Liu was born on September 10, 1994. He won the world title in rings in 2014 and will represent the United States at the 2020 Olympics.
He competed for China and helped them win the 2014 World Championship and the 2016 Olympic bronze medal in the team event.
At the age of five, Liu enrolled in his first gymnastics class. As a gymnast, Liu placed second on the rings to Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece at the 2013 Cottbus World Cup.
At the 2013 World Championships, he competed in the rings final and placed fourth overall.
Y. Liu Wins Gold Medal on Still Rings
This was the first time that the People’s Republic of China had a 1-2 finish in gymnastics since Beijing 2008.
In the still rings finals, held on the second of three days of artistic gymnastics competition, China’s Y. Liu and YOU Hao took gold and silver, respectively.
Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece, who won the still rings competition at the 2016 Olympics, placed third.
It appeared that Liu was enjoying himself as he rolled his neck while holding an iron cross strength hold, giving his routine a little extra pzazz.
His final dismount was a tucked double-double with a tiny hop, earning him a score of 15.500 and the Olympic gold medal.
The gap between you and Petrounias was narrow; he scored 15.300 and you scored 15.300.
This is the first time male gymnasts from the People’s Republic of China have finished first and second at the Olympics since CHEN Yibing and YANG Wei did it in Beijing in 2008.
To my knowledge, Liu is the first Chinese gymnast to win gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
You walked up to the podium and slipped the gold medal around Liu’s neck before the two of them shared an emotional embrace.
Y. Liu leads 1-2 Chinese Finish in Men’s Rings at Tokyo Olympics
On Monday at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Chinese gymnasts Y. Liu and You Hao won gold and silver in the men’s rings events.
Liu won first place with a score of 15.500 points, edging out You’s score of 15.300 points. Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece, the defending champion, won bronze with a score of 15.200.
Liu, age 26 years, came in second and advanced to the championship round.
Liu won the first gymnastics gold for China at these games with an unprecedented execution score of 9.000 points for his moves.
30 year old Petrounias beat out You for third place by a margin of 0.100. “If you ask me, you would not believe how difficult it was.
I’ve been putting in a lot of mental training time in Greece and here, and right before I stepped onto the rings for qualifications.
This was quite helpful. In addition, I have put in a lot of training, “His words.
Since the All-Around World Cup series had to be cancelled, China was able to gain an additional slot for the 2020 Olympics, and Liu was given that opportunity.
Olympic rings gold for Liu and silver for You Hao at the 2020 games.