2023 Hangzhou Marathon was launched in Huanglong Sports Centre at 8:30 on December 17. Nearly 30,000 players from 20 countries and regions ran along the West Lake and Qiantang River under the freezing conditions of 0℃!
After the fierce competition, Chinese Athletes Wang Hongwei and Xia Yuyu respectively won the men's and women's champions with the score of 2:15:03 and 2:30:44.
Wang Hongwei, the men's champion of the marathon, was about to cross the finishing line.
Xia Yuyu, the women's champion of the marathon, received the fresh flowers after completion.
Regardless of the coldest marathon in history, players ran enthusiastically and attracted countless attention. From down coats to vests & shorts, you can see all kinds of clothes in "Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter" at the event.
The runners put on their favorite clothes. For them, this marathon was not only a sports event, but also a performance to show oneself.
In order to ensure normal operation of the event, the organizer prepared some warm things such as raincoats, warm patches, thermal insulation blankets, and arranged for volunteers and medical teams to serve them.