Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
Cui takes first gold for China in Military World Games
+ -
15:31, October 15, 2007

 Related News
 Kenya to send 26-member squad for world military games in India
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Cui Zhide of China won the men's 20 kilometers walk race, taking the first gold at the 4th Military World Games in Hyderabad on Monday.

The Asian champion clocked one hour 23 minutes and 31 seconds to take the title, beating Ivan Trotski of Belarus to the second place in 1:23:43.

Following the leading group from the very beginning, Cui demonstrated his endurance and speed to pull away at the last 12 kilometers to claim the first gold of the tournament.

"The weather was really hot today, but I carried out my strategy well and took the chance in the crucial moment," said Cui, who broke the Asian record in 2005.

The bronze medal went to Mapi Toth of Slovenia with a time of 1:25:22.

Only 16 athletes participated in the event.

Source:Xinhua




  Your Message:   Most Commented:

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90779/6283365.pdf