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Japan consolidates observe biking dominance with 3 extra golds at Asiad

HANGZHOU, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) — Japan continued their spectacular efficiency in observe biking on the Hangzhou Asiad, sweeping three gold medals right here on Thursday.

Out of the eight gold medals supplied thus far, Japan who additionally took all three golds on Wednesday, has racked up seven golds within the sport. The lone gold that slipped out of their fingers was the ladies’s workforce dash, which was received by China on Tuesday.

In an exhilarating showdown through the girls’s Madison ultimate, the Japanese duo of Maho Kakita and Tsuyaka Uchino exhibited impeccable teamwork to earn the gold medal with a complete of fifty factors. They held a commanding 10-point lead over the second-placed Hong Kong, China pair of Lee Sze Wing and Yang Qianyu, whereas South Korean pair Lee Ju-mi and Na Ah-reum secured the bronze.

Japanese bike owner Kaiya Ota claimed the gold medal within the males’s dash occasion, with Chinese rider Zhou Yu bagging the silver. Malaysia’s Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom clinched the bronze by a slender margin.

“Looking back on my races, I got great support from everyone around me. And in training I worked very hard for this race,” Ota shared. “Tomorrow it’s the Keirin race. That will be a special moment. I will try my best.”

The males’s Omnium competitors noticed Japan’s Kazushige Kuboki safe the gold medal with a complete of 178 factors. Leung Ka Yu of Hong Kong, China acquired the silver with 143 factors, and Ahmed Almansoori of the United Arab Emirates took the bronze medal with 131 factors.