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Monday, December 20, 2010
Yanqiao Fang Wins Women's 10K At Asian Beach Games
Fang finished in 2:04:12.0, over 6 minutes ahead of her nearest competitor. In combination of Li Xue's victory in the 5K, China dominated the women’s races. "It was a long race. China is quite a strong team, but we also prepared thoroughly and I also think of ourselves as a strong team," Fang said.
The final results of the women's 10K competition were as follows:
1. FANG Yanqiao (CHN) 2:04:12.0
2. YOSA P Yessy V (INA) 2:10:20.5
3. TANG Wing Yung Natasha T (HKG) 2:12:24.7
4. LI Hong (CHN) 2:12:29.1
5. NGUYEN Thi Kim Oanh (VIE) 2:19:35.5
6. IKRAMOVA Diana (KAZ) 2:21:02.0
7. KUMAKBAYEVA Gaziza (KAZ) 2:25:34.4
8. LUKANG Erica K (PHI) 2:31:09.1
WIJERATHNA Sunethra (SRI) DNF
JAYAWARDENA Gamaralage M (SRI) DNF
But her victory was not an easy one for marine life was an obstacle for everyone. "I’m exhausted. I am so dehydrated because the water is so hot. I got stung by jellyfish in the 5K and that has impacted on my swimming today because they really hurt," said Hong Kong's Natasha Tang.
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