Looking at the 500 days to come, Han named the milestones that Beijing 2022 will meet in the "uphill battle ahead."
Wei Xiaoyuan of Guangxi competes during the floor exercises match of the women's individual all-round final at the 2020 Chinese National Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Zhaoqing, south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 26, 2020. (Xinhua/Xu Ya'nan)
Both Kinyamal and Rotich boast personal bests of 1:43.12 and 1:42.54 respectively in the 800m.
"We know that nobody can ignore the importance of Paolo, but we have to try replace him and the national team has responded," Gareca told reporters in a virtual press conference.
The South American zone World Cup qualifiers were originally scheduled to begin in late March but were suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A first half goal from new signing Alvaro Negredo and an 83rd minute striker from Jorge Pombo gave Cadiz a 2-0 win away to Huesca in a duel between two newly promoted sides.
In the 62nd minute, Suning midfielder Alex Teixeira Santos' back pass found Wu Xi in the box, who contributed a volley but the ball flew over the cross bar.
More than 2,000 competitors from China, Britain, Japan, Canada, Spain and other countries and regions will take part in the competition, which is comprised of a 65km race, 25km race and 5km race. The top eight contestants in the men's and women's groups can get prize money ranging from 100 yuan to 2,000 yuan.
The next edition of football's showpiece tournament will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18, 2022. Enditem
Leo Messi will also be in the spotlight after a summer in which he asked to leave the Camp Nou, while the pressure will also be ramped up on Antoine Griezmann and Philippe Coutinho, who has returned following his loan to Bayern Munich.
Martinez's side are tight in midfield and defense, really dangerous from set pieces and have the experienced Roberto Soldado in attack; this week they have shown last season was no fluke. Enditem