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China dominate day 5 of Asia Para Games

12-18-2010 13:47 BJT Special Report:Guangzhou Asian Games & Asian Para Games |

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We begin with the Para Games. They may not be all about winning, but it's hard to ignore the performance the Chinese team is putting on.

Through five days, China leads the medal table with 154 gold medals, the next closest nation is Japan with 27.

Starting in the pool and the men's 100m breaststroke SB11 event, Yang Bozun, who had already won two golds and one silver at this Games took a commanding lead, and sprinted to the finish first to win his third gold of the Games.

In the women's 50m freestyle S8 event Jiang Shengnan won the gold in the winning time of 30.85 seconds, which also shattered the World record.

Onto weightlifting and the men's 90 KG event. Cai Huichao (a gold medallist of Beijing Paralympic Games) lifted 225.0kg in total to take away the gold. But Cai said he was not pleased. This result was 10 kg lighter than his lift at the Beijing Paralympic Games.

In track and field In the men's 200m T37 finals, Ma Yuxi of China dominated the race to win the gold in 24.51 seconds, and also reset the Asian record.

Later Ma's teammate Zhou Wenjun triumphed in the men's 200m T38 event, and Zhou also shattered the Asian record.

Moving to the tables: China's athletes took away all the five golds on offer for the day. China's Liao Keli had a tough match with his Thailand opponent, but came through to claim a hard-fought gold medal.

The women's TT4 event, and the men's singles TT1, 2, and 3 all went to China.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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