The defending champion Chinese men have replaced injured Teng Haibin with alternate Guo Weiyang, four days before competition begins at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Teng reportedly suffered pulled muscle in his forearm in Northern Ireland, where the team trained before traveling to London and where the alternates continued training. Teng was prepared to take part in Wednesday’s podium training, but Guo was called to London …
… Teng burst into tears after realizing his Olympic dream was over, Xinhua news agency reported. …
Needless to say, Men’s head coach Huang Yubin is worried.
@kyleshew (Kyle Shewfelt) said that Japan looked the best team after podium training. He never seen China look so “off”.