Liu Chunhua wins women's javelin throw

2009-10-26 16:28 BJT

Defending champion Ma Ning from Hebei finished with 58.99 meters. This was her best performance in three years.

PLA's Zhang Li, the tailender(?)of the last National Games, performed much better than the defending champion. Zhang finished with 59.94 meters.

Hunan's Liu Chunhua had to settle for seventh in the last Games. But this time Liu finished with 60.65 meters to claim the gold. Liu suffered shoulder injury in 2004 but she never gave up, saying that she was always full of confidence.

Liu gold, Zhang silver, Ma bronze.

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