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Wang Jiajiahe adds the 800m freestyle title to her collection in Anshan

Anshan, Sep 11 (Xinhua) World bronze medalist Wang Jianjiahe claimed her sixth title at the Chinese Autumn Swimming Championships after she dominated the 800m freestyle here on Wednesday.
Wang, the winner of 200, 400, 1500 and two relay gold medals in Anshan, breezed through to clock eight minutes 30.91 seconds for her sixth title while her teammate Hou Yawei finished second at 8:31.50.
In the women's 200m backstroke, the 12-year-old Wang Jiayin claimed her first national champion in 2:10.45, beating Liu Yaxin 2:11.41 and Peng Xuwei 2:11.55.
Li Zhuhao snatched a narrow victory in the men's 100m butterfly in 53.43, 0.01 faster than the silver medalist Chen Chaoqi. Medley veteran Wang Shun came to third in 53.64.
Team Jiangsu won the mixed 4X100m medley relay.
The 9-day Championships will come to an end on September 12. A total of 522 swimmers took part in the meet which is considered a rehearsal for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with a morning final competition format.
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Olympic champ Kipchoge, Obiri crowned Kenya's best athletes in 2019 season

26 Jan 2020 | 7:30 AM

Nairobi, Jan 26 (Xinhua) Olympic Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge and world 5,000m winner Hellen Obiri have been feted as Kenya's Sports Personality of the Year in a special gala held in Mombasa.

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Australia qualify for Tokyo Olympics following third-placed finish in U23 AFC championship

26 Jan 2020 | 12:17 AM

Bangkok, Jan 25 (Xinhua) Australia saw off defending champions Uzbekistan 1-0 in the third place match of the U23 AFC championship here on Saturday, securing the last Asian berth to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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South Africa crumble after Broad, Wood help England rack up 400

South Africa crumble after Broad, Wood help England rack up 400

25 Jan 2020 | 11:38 PM

Wanderers, Jan 25 (UNI) England have seized control of the fourth Test with South
Africa, reducing the hosts to 88/6 after putting 400 on the board here on Saturday.

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Hugo Boumous inspires FC Goa to a thrilling 3-2 win over Kerala Blasters FC in Hero ISL

25 Jan 2020 | 10:18 PM

Margao Jan 25 (UNI) Hugo Boumous inspired FC Goa to a thrilling 3-2 win over Kerala
Blasters FC in an action-packed Hero Indian Super League encounter at the Jawaharlal
Nehru stadium here on Saturday.

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Lee, Wolvaardt star in South Africa's emphatic win against New Zealand

25 Jan 2020 | 10:11 PM

Auckland, Jan 25 (UNI) Nineties from openers Lizelle Lee and Laura Wolvaardt helped
South Africa to a seven-wicket win over hosts New Zealand in the first one-day
international here on Saturday.

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