China At The 2004 Summer Olympics - Softball

Softball

In the final game of the preliminary round, China was the victim of the first perfect game in Olympic softball history, losing to Japan 2-0. Their defeat two days later in the semifinal, again to Japan, eliminated China from medal contention.

Position No. Player Birth Club in 2004
P 4 Lu Wei JUN/21/1983
IF 5 Deng Xiaoling AUG/26/1974 Sichuan
P 7 Li Qi OCT/30/1983 Dalian
C 8 Mi Renrong SEP/07/1977
IF 9 Wang Xiaoyan NOV/13/1970 Zhengzhou City
IF 10 Zhang Ai SEP/23/1981 Shanghai Sports School
OF 11 Mu Xia APR/08/1974 Tianjin
IF 12 Wu Di MAR/01/1982
P 15 Wei Qiang APR/25/1972 Beijing
IF 18 Li Chunxia MAR/04/1977
OF 19 Zhou Yi JUL/20/1983 Chengdu City
P 21 Zhang Lixia JAN/25/1977 Lanzhou
OF 23 Luo Lin APR/06/1979
IF 25 Tao Hua DEC/12/1972 Shanghai
C 29 Guo Jia SEP/24/1980 Changsha
Bench Coaches
Team
Manager
Treshan McDonald FEB/10/1959
Coach Xu Fumin AUG/11/1954
Coach Chen Wenyuan JAN/15/1963
Preliminary Round
Team W L RS RA WIN% Tiebreaker
United States 7 0 41 0 1.000 -
Australia 6 1 22 14 .857 -
Japan 4 3 17 8 .571 -
China 3 4 15 20 .429 1–0
Canada 3 4 6 14 .429 0–1
Chinese Taipei 2 5 3 13 .286 1–0
Greece 2 5 6 24 .286 0–1
Italy 1 6 8 24 .143 -
August 14 19:30 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6
China 0 1 1 0 3 0 X 5 5 1
WP: Lü Wei(1–0) LP: Sarah Farnworth(0–1)
August 15 12:00 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Italy 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 7 9 3
China 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 5 1
WP: Jennifer Spediacci(1–0) LP: Li Qi(0–1)
August 16 9:30 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
China 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 4 0
Canada 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 4 2
WP: Zhang Lixia(1–0) LP: Lauren Bay(1–1)
August 17 9:30 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
China 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
United States 2 1 0 0 1 0 X 4 5 1
WP: Lori Harrigan(1–0) LP: Zhang Lixia(1–1)
Home runs:
CHN: None
USA: Crystl Bustos in 5th, 1 RBI
August 18 12:00 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 4 0
China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
WP: Melanie Roche(2–0) LP: Lü Wei(1–1)
August 19 9:30 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Chinese Taipei 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
China 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 1 4 0
WP: Lü Wei(2–1) LP: Lai Sheng-Jung(1–1)
August 20 19:30 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 0 0 0 0 1 1 X 2 8 0
WP: Yukiko Ueno(1–2) LP: Lü Wei(2–2)
Quarterfinal
August 22 12:20 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
Japan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0
China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4
WP: Yukiko Ueno(2–2) LP: Lü Wei(2–3)

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