[Asian Games] Lighting of the Torch Combining Virtual and Real World… 100 Million Fireworks Transform into a Relay
Combining cutting-edge 3D-virtual reality technology… Digital relay runner and swimmer Wang Sun, joint ignition
“Spread the spirit of AG and devise a way for everyone to participate”
China, which has shown an unconventional method of lighting the torch at every international competition,
lit the flame in a unique way at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games.
Hangzhou Asian Games
At the opening ceremony of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games
held at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium in Zhejiang Province, China on the 23rd,
China lit the torch in a way that combined the virtual world and the real world for the first time in the Olympics and Asian Games.
The torch that entered the stadium at the end of the opening ceremony was passed to Yes One, 바카라사이트 a female swimmer who won two gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics, and then to Fan Zhendong, the world’s No. 1 male table tennis player.
At this time, the competition organizing committee used 3D video to show small fireworks shooting up into the sky from all over Hangzhou city.
And these fireworks came together and transformed into a giant digital relay runner in the shape of a human.
Separately, the torch passed through Fan Zhendong, Xu Mengtao,
winner of the freestyle skiing women’s aerials at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics,
Shi Zhiyong, two-time Olympic weightlifter, Li Lingwei,
former badminton star and member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC),
swimming gold medalist at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
It was delivered to Wang Sun in turn, and in the meantime, the digital relay runner
was introduced in a video of him crossing the Qiantan River near the stadium and entering the stadium.
The 3D electronic display board installed within the stadium introduced the number of 105.786 million people who recently digitally participated in the torch relay.
Wang Sun and the digital relay runners stood in front of the cauldron in the shape of the competition emblem, spread out in the shape of a wave, and lit it together.
“We have devised a way to spread the spirit of the Asian Games using digital technology and allow everyone to directly participate,”
the Games organizing committee said in explanatory materials.
“In the future, everyone will be able to own a digital torch.” reported.
The Games Organizing Committee recently held a digital torch relay event in which more than 100 million people participated,
also explained that they participated as the final ignitors.
China has demonstrated methods of lighting the torch that exceed expectations at each international competition.
At the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, gymnastics hero Li Ning lit the cauldron with a performance of tying her body to a wire and flying in the sky,
at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, promising Nordic skiing stars Dinigirl Ira Mujang and Zau Tzuyu placed the cauldron into the sculpture.
It took the place of lighting the torch.
The organizing committee of the event also revealed the method of lighting the opening ceremony torch early on this day.
The organizing committee explained that in order to effectively promote the high-tech city of Hangzhou, the motto of this competition will be ‘smart’ and various technologies will be applied at the opening ceremony.