Local residents are skating at the Snow and Ice Carnival in Tianjin. (Photos: chinadaily.com.cn)
A performance is held at the opening ceremony of the sixth National Ice and Snow Season in Tianjin.
Wang Jinyu, 79, China's first gold medal winner for ice and snow sports in 1959, topping the world's competition in 5,000-meter track skating, shares his experience in the 1950s and encourages young athletes.
Luo Zhihuan, China's first speedskating gold medal winner in a world competition for short track in 1963, displays his gold medal.