By dispatching Chinese made products to the 2016 Rio Olympics, China asserts its position as a manufacturing giant. Here are some Chinese exports for the Olympics.
Olympic Metro Trains
Rio’s Line 4 metro, also called the Olympic line, is manufactured by the China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation. The new line, with five-station covering 16 kilometers, cuts commuting time from downtown Rio to the Olympic Park by 30 minutes. Meanwhile, it can transport 300,000 people per day. It is estimated that 4,000 cars are (A) slashed at (B) peak times during the Olympics.
Adidas has been replaced by 361°, a Chinese sportswear company, at the Olympics this year. Being responsible for nearly 100,000 uniforms for Olympic and Paralympic staff and volunteers, 361° had to pass the production standard of Rio 2016 Organizing Committee.
Who is keeping the iconic Maracana Stadium cool? Yet another Chinese company. Gree provides air conditioning units for the main stadium and the Olympic Village. In 2011, the company set up a subsidiary in Brazil, and it is now one of the top three brands in Brazil.
Nuctech Co., Ltd, a security service supplier originating out of Tsinghua University, is providing 200 security scanners to ensure the security of half a million people from around the world and 11,000 athletes during the Games. About 1200 interphones have been (1) put into use during the opening ceremony and Games’ events were made by a ShenZhen company Hytera.
Jinling Sports has (2) taken over the Olympic volleyball court by providing everything from the nets and the posts, to the referees’ chairs. On the weightlifting stage, Hebei Zhang Kong Barbell has broken the long standing Japanese monopoly and become the sole barbell supplier.
2.5 million of (C) replicas of Vinicius and Tom—the Olympic and paralympic mascots—were shipped from its manufacturing base in China. The producer is Beijing Huajiang Culture Development Company, which designed and produced the Olympic stuffed toys, badges, and handicrafts. The company also earned itself the exclusive rights to distribute the products.奧運紀念品
(1) put into use 使用
I hope that they are able to put the elevator into service again soon.
(2) taken over 控制
Will you please take over the children?
It looks like I'm going to have to take the project over.