Zhang Xiaoyi edges Li to win men's long jump

2009-10-23 19:20 BJT

From the track back to the field, where the PLA's Zhang Xiaoyi won the gold medal in the men's long jump with 8.27 meters.

Zhang Xiaoyi edged his opponent, Li Jinzhe from Beijing, by just 9 centimeters, and Li Runrun from Jingsu finished third with 8.06 meters.

Zhang Xiaoyi performed confidently from beginning to end to top the podium.

The national champion said he just tried everything to relax, and not think about the result. On every attempt, the jumper tried to play to his advantage. Zhang Xiaoyi himself is good at the run-up. He always runs fast, and gets good results in an attempt if he runs well.

Editor: James | Source: CCTV.com