On April 23rd, 2023, the "Fipley Cup" National Track and Field Grand Prix (the first stop) came to an end in Zhaoqing Sports Center, Guangdong Province. After three days of competition, Heilongjiang athletes won 1 silver and 2 bronze. Among them, Chen Boxue won the silver medal in men’s hammer throw; Zuo Siyu won the bronze medal in women’s 200m; Tao Xue won the bronze medal in the women’s 400-meter hurdles.
As the first national outdoor track and field competition this season, this grand prix attracted 777 athletes from 30 national teams. Heilongjiang Iron Man Team sent a total of 30 athletes, male and female, to participate in the competition. Gao Xinglong, Li Jialun and Rona, famous athletes, prepared for training with the national team and did not participate in the competition.
From April 26th to 28th, the second stop of the 2023 National Track and Field Grand Prix will be moved to Kuishan Sports Center in Rizhao City, Shandong Province. At that time, there will be 637 athletes from 28 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government competing fiercely in 6 units and 47 events. Li Jialun, the high jumper of Heilongjiang Ironman Team, and Rona, the hammer thrower, will participate in this competition.