Former two-time Olympic canoeing champion Meng Guanliang, who called on the public to live a green and healthy life at the closing ceremony, said he was "very excited" to be part of such an event.
The match looked like a one-side game in the first half as Evergrande firmly controled the initiative, but hardly could say they have real good chance under the tight defence of R&F.
Loew's delicate task involves nothing less developing a competitive team able to return to the world's top nations.
Medvedev will next face fellow American Frances Tiafoe, and Thiem will take on Canada's rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime.
"The sport venues are almost completely finished. All the constructions are on time. The financing for these Games, and especially the private contributions from the Chinese business players, has been unprecedented," he said.
"I'm happy with the win, the record didn't come out as we had planned but I'm satisfied with my general performance, now I will concentrate on the next competition, the Ostrava meeting," Kipyegon told Xinhua on Saturday.
It was a tough day for all cyclists as the mountainous stage 8, a 141km ride to Loudenvielle, featured three challenging ascents which scattered the peloton.
Zhu said they had chances but need more luck in the following matches. "We had few time to adjust in the tournament-format competition. We will try our best in every single match."
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.
CHENGDU, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- Powerhouses Qingdao Renzhou and Ruichang Biyuan both clinched victories at Friday's China Badminton Super League, remaining in first and second place respectively.
It's the second straight victory for Portugal, as they defeated Croatia 4-1 at home last Saturday. They will visit France in October in their third match in Group 3.