"We didn't handle some big shots well due to a lack of experience," admitted Wuhan coach Li Xin. Enditem
The corresponding men's 200m, Sinesipho Dambile upset the pre-race favorite Arthur Cisse of Cote d'Ivoire to win the event in 20.44 seconds. Cisse crossed the line 20.53 seconds ahead of Danish's Tazan Kamanga.
The arrival of the national quartet of Li, Yang Liwei, Huang Sijing and Li Yuan meant Inner Mongolia, playing in the WCBA for the second year, emerged as a rising powerhouse.
LA PAZ, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Bolivia head coach Cesar Farias said Saturday his players are ready to prove their doubters wrong in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Argentina.
On the Henan side, 2020 top draft pick Fang Min contributed 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in her WCBA debut. Zhang added 16 points.
Several planned on-loan-transfers deals failed because implementing a buying-option was rejected as the selling clubs demanded an obligation.
Sichuan found its formidable game in the second quarter, responding with a 17-2 run and taking a 41-39 lead going into the second half.
The 26-year-old Kenyan was far behind her world record of 2:14:04 that she set in Chicago last year, but met no challenge after 30 kilometers.
The 19-year-old Pole needed just 68 minutes to avenge her exit to the 2018 champion last year in Paris at the same stage.
Kitata's compatriot Sisay Lemma was three seconds further back to finish third.
The ITTF said that it is in discussions with local organizers of the 2020 ITTF Finals about the possibility of having spectators at the event.