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Chen Guanfeng wins males's 60m at Chinese National Indoor Invitational

XI’AN, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) — Chinese sprinter Chen Guanfeng lowered his private greatest twice, successful the boys’s 60m on the 2023 Chinese National Athletics Indoor Invitational in Xi’an in 6.60 seconds on Saturday.

Tang Xingqiang, a member of China’s 4x100m relay group that took bronze on the Tokyo Olympics, solely clocked 6.83 seconds in his first spherical, failing to succeed in the ultimate after ending in sixteenth place. The quickest sprinter within the first spherical was Chen, who clocked 6.67 seconds.

In the ultimate spherical, the 23-year-old Guangdong runner celebrated the victory by pointing on the timing plate, even earlier than he crossed the end line, with spectators cheering his achievement.

“In fact, I could have had the result in 2021 or 2022. Many indoor competitions were cancelled amid the pandemic. Today’s personal best is my normal level,” Chen advised Xinhua.

In the ladies’s 60m, Yuan Qiqi of Jiangsu Ironman took first place in 7.32 seconds, Ma Huixin completed second, 0.03 seconds adrift, whereas native athlete Feng Lulu took the bronze medal after clocking 7.38 seconds.

“I am satisfied with my performance today,” Feng mentioned. The sprinter will be part of up with China’s nationwide athletics group and prepare within the United States from the tip of this month, making ready for the upcoming World Championships in Budapest and the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

In the ladies’s shot put, Ma Yue of Hebei pocketed the gold medal with a throw of 18.36m. In the boys’s class, Chen Jian of Xinjiang threw furthest with 19.02m.

In Saturday’s different occasions, Zhou Haowen of Hebei (males’s 400m), Guangdong’s Kong Yingying (girls’s 400m), Jiao Xinping of Henan (males’s lengthy leap), Jiangxi’s Zhong Jiawei (girls’s lengthy leap), and Huang Jiali of Xi’an Physical Education Institute (girls’s pole vault) all triumphed of their varied disciplines.

The 2023 Chinese National Athletics Indoor Invitational ends on Sunday.

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