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Chinese, Japanese youngsters cut up skateboarding golds at Hangzhou Asiad

HANGZHOU, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) — China’s 15-year-old Chen Ye upset two seasoned Japanese skate boarders to win the lads’s skateboarding park occasion on the Hangzhou Asian Games on Monday.

Chen emerged because the winner of an exhilarating battle with a rating of 84.41 factors, narrowly beating Japan’s Yuro Nagahara by a margin of 0.41 factors. Reigning Asiad champion Kensuke Sasaoka, additionally from Japan, needed to accept bronze after falling in his earlier runs.

Chen expressed his pleasure, saying, “Winning the gold medal is beyond my expectations. Japanese boarders are very competitive, and I have learned a lot from them.”

Sasaoka expressed regrets for failing to defend his title however was content material along with his efficiency within the third run and vowed to attempt for higher leads to future competitions.

In the ladies’s park occasion, 15-year-old Japanese Hinano Kusaki earned the best rating of 88.87 factors to safe the gold.

The silver medal went to 20-year-old Chinese Li Yujuan, whereas the bronze was claimed by one other Chinese Mao Jiasi, who can also be 15 years outdated.

“I am so happy to have won the championship, and I completed all my performances successfully today,” mentioned Kusaki.

The road occasions of skateboarding are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday.