VOA慢速英语(翻译+字幕+讲解):乌干达运动员艰苦备战东京奥运会
日期:2020-06-28 17:15

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Ugandan Runners Struggle to Train for Tokyo Olympic Games
The coronavirus pandemic has some of the world's top runners struggling to train for the Tokyo Olympics next year. Training areas were closed, and races cancelled, to help protect people from the virus.
In Uganda, runner Halima Nakaayi is doing her best to prepare under the current public health restrictions. She won the gold medal in the 800-meter event at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Qatar.
Uganda's training areas and sports centers have been closed since March to limit the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. So, Nakaayi's only choice is to use the open roads in Kampala, the Ugandan capital.
But the 25-year-old runner said training at home is the least of her worries.
Nakaayi told VOA that because of COVID, "all the races were cancelled. And the worry mostly, being a lady, my time in sports is so short. So, I have to use my body — if it's in position — to deliver good results."
Nakaayi trains with other runners who are also preparing for the Tokyo Games. They are only permitted to train in small groups so as to follow measures aimed at stopping the spread of the virus.
Another Ugandan runner, Winnie Nanyondo, said the coronavirus safety measures and delayed Olympics are on everyone's minds.
She said, "We have to focus; we have to remain in training. Because, next year is the Olympics. This year, there's nothing. Just only diamond leagues..."
The Diamond League is a series of sporting events for the world's top athletes. Most of the competitions have been canceled. However, there is hope one might take place in Monaco this August.
Uganda's National Council of Sports admits the pandemic has made it more difficult for athletes to keep physically fit and interested in training.
Ismail Dhakaba is a spokesman for the council. "It's been very challenging. Because in an Olympic year is when the athletes are most fit," he said.
"Now, without the Diamond League happening, it's a very unfortunate situation, for one reason: that that's where they make most of their money."
Ugandan runners hope that restrictions on international competitions can be lifted as soon as possible.
Nakaayi wants to race at the Diamond League in Monaco in August if COVID-19 is under control by then.
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重点解析

1.unfortunate 不幸的

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Apparently he had been unfortunate enough to fall victim to a gang of thugs
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2.athletes 运动员

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He had been one of the game's most versatile athletes.
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3.diamond 钻石

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She wore several diamond rings.
她戴了好几个钻石戒指HS-&uQius54Z@Kl(2qy

4.challenging 挑战的

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I'm ready to do all those things which are more challenging.
我愿意接受更大的挑战yw(Ee+YM&vzu5thz.A

5.Nakaayi wants to race at the Diamond League in Monaco in August if COVID-19 is under control by then.

under control 得到控制

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Firemen said they had the blaze under control.
消防队员说他们已经控制住了火势sE*8mysbzTJf9|5Mb,
Army officers said the situation was under control.
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6.Nakaayi wants to race at the Diamond League in Monaco in August if COVID-19 is under control by then.

by then 届时

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It had been supposed that by then Peter would be married.
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The doctor said it will take six weeks and I should be fine by then.
医生说需要6周时间,到那时我就会好了w=2b~Yo=G^sXsfYhH

参考译文

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乌干达运动员艰苦备战东京奥运会
新冠病毒大流行导致全球一些备战明年东京奥运会的顶级运动员艰难训练db[C]NBgFHCDh)yi。为了防止人们感染病毒,训练场地被关闭,比赛也被取消e|oaDaDgDT
在乌干达,跑步运动员哈里马·纳卡伊(Halima Nakaayi)正在当前的公共卫生限制下尽全力备赛UgJ(szqj3!zIp]2G~AY!。她在2019年卡塔尔世界田径锦标赛800米比赛中摘得金牌V7ZegivT]ru9[iAq
自3月份以来,乌干达的训练场地和体育中心为了限制新冠肺炎传播而闭馆Ttq9_P1-c!u]I.MP。因此,纳卡伊只能利用乌干达首都坎帕拉的开阔道路训练!&;dF)F[;v9xWR86,f
但是这位25岁的跑步运动员表示,在家训练不是她最担心的Og_~,mRHmkc22,,fE(Uu

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纳卡伊告诉美国之音,由于新冠病毒,“所有比赛都取消了7Dj@aq(0G*XWZDV3bio。我最担心的是,作为一名女性,我的体育生涯太短暂uqxtoN*dni,uVi。所以,我必须趁体能良好的时期取得好成绩&I2=5(S!OcC。”
纳卡伊跟其它准备参加东京奥运会的跑步运动员一起训练oV=U7l9zKVnX.FWth。他们只能以小组的形式训练,以便遵守旨在阻止病毒传播的措施G4CI.HwSo2%!R0CN#J(_
乌干达跑步运动员温妮·南永多(Winnie Nanyondo)表示,所有人都在关注着新冠病毒安全措施以及奥运会推迟zNldN!)|,%D3n22%yT0z
她说:“我们必须专注,必须继续训练]8NuUx+Jp].+dcH。因为明年就是奥运会3D+&|=0,;-wQ4^b=+ZpO。今年没有什么赛事,只有钻石联赛ieCadwnp+is。"
钻石联赛是为世界顶尖运动员举办的一系列赛事ceu8os5iZVmL*h。大多数比赛已经取消MH9Z~mi[APe~Ix9。但是,今年8月有望在摩纳哥举行一轮比赛JnqQLTV%yx8.koD*&MNM
乌干达国家体育委员会承认,这次大流行导致运动员更难保持良好体能以及对训练的感兴趣^DpAR6.5e=OBll4-;*t
伊斯梅尔·达卡巴(Ismail Dhakaba)是该委员会的发言人-sPj^C7y6Sn]bM。他说:“这非常具有挑战性#Sr(&mCoIXrDV。因为奥运年是运动员身体状态最佳的时刻*60fUt2dzzi9。”
“如今取消了钻石联赛,这是非常不幸的情况,原因之一在于这是他们主要的收入来源akpC4,#]%7u9P9A0#。”
乌干达跑步运动员希望尽快取消对国际比赛的限制|)YbJ9cXIM=Qo7[O
如果届时新冠疫情得到控制,纳卡伊希望参加8月份在摩纳哥举行的钻石联赛-Mr&xygG4o|c9L0
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