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Translation: Shen and Zhao’s Olympic Triumph After 18 Years of Challenges and Setbacks

February 18th, 2010 6 comments

What an invigorating way to start the new Year of the Tiger! I thoroughly enjoyed watching Shen and Zhao (after 18 Years of challenges and setbacks) finally win Olympic Gold!  Of all the performers in the night, it was probably Pang and Tong who shined the brightest.  But the crowd’s sentimental favorites Shen and Zhao did enough to make the the night theirs.

Here are links to Shen and Zhao’s short and long program at NBCOlympics.  Here is a link to Pang and Tong’s long program.

Below is a rough translation of a piece published in Xinhua after the performances of Shen/Zhao and Pang/Tong that magical night. Read more…