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What was Project 119?

Asked by cooldude, 25 Aug '08 11:33 am
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'Project 119' was a Chinese initiative designed toward winning golds in the medal-rich sports of swimming, track, rowing, kayaking and sailing. However, Chinese athletes won just four golds in those sports and more in other sports.
Answered by Manisha Mehra, 25 Aug '08 11:33 am

 
  
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Shortly after China was awarded these Games seven years ago, its sports leaders devised Project 119, an initiative to help boost their country to the top of the Beijing medal standings. One-one-nine refers to the number of golds given out at the 2000 Games in the medal-rich sports of track and field, swimming, rowing, sailing and canoe/kayak. In Sydney, China had won only one medal, in those sports
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 30 Aug '08 08:48 pm

 
  
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China's Gold Strategy

Shortly after China was awarded these Games seven years ago, its sports leaders devised Project 119, an initiative to help boost their country to the top of the Beijing medal standings. One-one-nine refers to the number of golds given out at the 2000 Games in the medal-rich sports of track and field, swimming, rowing, sailing and canoe/kayak. In Sydney, China won only one medal, total, in those sports.

At this year's Games the home team could win more than a dozen medals in the Project 119 eventspotentially enough to make a difference in a tight battle with the U.S. for the No. 1 spot. Given their traditional strength in table tennis, diving, badminton and gymnastics (in which Yang Wei, top right, is favored to win the men's all-around); their domination of shooting (in which they could win 10 of the 15 events); their depth in women's sports (with stars like weightlifter Liu Haixia, right, world champion in the 139-pound class); and the usual surge in vi ...more
Answered by Janee Rajaa, 25 Aug '08 11:35 am

 
  
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Dear it seems like matching to Osama's 9/11...
Answered by Neeraj, 25 Aug '08 11:34 am

 
  
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