"It has been nearly 20 years since Beijing won the bid for the 2008 Games. Chinese people have developed a deep understanding about the Olympic and Paralympic Games and Winter Games over these two decades," Lin said.
Borhani then joined the Turkey league after her journey in Bulgaria. She called her overseas experience 'ground-breaking' for Iranian female athletes.
"The final climb wasn't too hard, it was difficult to make a gap there, and therefore attacking would have been a huge effort for a small gain. So we rode steady to save energy for the coming days," Yates said.
“I learned a lot from this round. I have to work more on putts, especially putting under the gun. I feel I played great for the first 14 holes, now I feel a little disappointed. The trophy slipped away from my hands.”
In the 65th minute, Dalian's Ke Zhao added a goal of his own and sealed the 4-0 victory.
Shanghai-based Oriental Sports Daily doubted the Brazilian player had time to go through any kind of medical quarantine.
Iran sit third, behind Iraq and Bahrain, in Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian Zone qualification. Enditem
Indeed, before the enforced break due to the coronavirus, Atletico were in sixth place in the table and it looked as if a top-four spot and qualification for the Champions League were in doubt.
In the women's singles, fourth seed Naomi Osaka of Japan finished a routine job as she eased past Anett Kontaveit from Estonia 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals.
Both sides had chances to break the deadlock in the first half but missed them all. Shanghai Shenhua midfielder Cao Yunding's left-footed shot hit the post in the seventh minute. Shenzhen almost scored the opener in the last minutes going into the halftime break when Ole Selnaes' free kick was also denied by the crossbar.
"You can feel it in your body when you have a good throw, mostly you feel the whole energy behind it, from the right toe to the chest to the hands. In the javelin you need your whole body. But it's really hard to explain - you feel it for less than one second. But then you realize that it was a huge throw," he explained.