China’s Xiao speaks after his won gold in MAG Team final
DOHA: Comments from China’s Xiao Ruoteng after his team won gold in the men’s team final at Aspire Dome on Monday.
On winning gold:
“We’re really happy because some of our gymnasts are in the World Championships for the first time, and they are already the champions.
We are a young team but we are a strong team. We believe in ourselves, but we can do even better. We have to teach ourselves how to (cope with) the pressure, and we to come back better, training harder at home.”
On his fall from horizontal bar as the last Chinese competitor in the last rotation:
“I really regret that. I was totally ready for this competition, but we are a team and everyone encouraged me.”
On what makes his team a gold medal-winning team:
“We are a team. The atmosphere on our team is really great.”
On earning a team berth to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games by placing in the top three:
“We are so happy that we qualified to Tokyo, because it was our (main) goal and we made every effort to do that.”