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China’s Feng Bin wins discus throw gold, Liu Shiying eases into javelin throw final

Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Women's Discus Throw - Final - Hayward Field, Eugene, Oregon, U.S. - July 20, 2022 Gold medallist China's Feng Bin celebrates winning the women's discus throw final REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Chinese athlete Feng Bin clinched the gold medal during the women’s discus throw final with 69.12 meters during the ongoing World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, U.S., on Wednesday.

It was Feng’s personal best, ahead of Sandra Perkovic of Croatia (68.45 meters) and American Valarie Allman (68.30 meters), who finished second and third respectively.

China’s Liu Shiying, gold medalist at Tokyo Olympics, eased into the women’s javelin throw final.

Behind Japanese athlete Haruka Kitaguchi’s 64.32 meters, Liu ranked second in the qualifying event at 63.86 meters, which was her season’s best result.

Liveta Jasiunaite of Lithuania finished third at 63.80 meters.

Another Chinese player Lyu Huihui finished 16th at 57.59 meters.

Source : CGTN