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Athletics: China's Su Bingtian makes 100m final, first Asian man in 89 years

Athletics: China's Su Bingtian makes 100m final, first Asian man in 89 years

1/8/2021 2:52:00 PM

Athletics: China's Su Bingtian makes 100m final, first Asian man in 89 years

China's Su Bingtian became the first Asian man to reach the Olympic 100 metres final for 89 years on Sunday, scorching to an Asian record of 9.83 ...

BookmarkTOKYO: China's Su Bingtian became the first Asian man to reach the Olympic 100 metres final for 89 years on Sunday (Aug 1), scorching to an Asian record of 9.83 in his semi-final, but pre-race favourite Trayvon Bromell failed to make it.The last Asian to appear in the final was Japan's Taka Yoshioka, who came last in the 1932 Los Angeles final.

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AdvertisementAdvertisementUnderlining the wide open nature of this year's final was the performance of Lamont Marcell Jacobs, who will be the first Italian to race it after he blasted a European record of 9.84.Americans Ronnie Baker (9.83) and Fred Kerley (9.96) also progressed but Bromell, who came through the heats as a fastest loser, missed out as his 10.00 for third place in his heat was not fast enough.

Canada's Andre de Grasse, bronze medallist in 2016, Akani Simbine of South Africa, Briton Zharnel Hughes and Enoch Adegoke of Nigeria complete the line up for the final later on Sunday.The final will go ahead without Bromell, the world leader in 2021, and world champion Christian Coleman, who is banned due to doping offences, in a race where the title is up for grabs after the retirement of three-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt. headtopics.com

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SuBingtian breaking the Asian Record in men's 100m!9.83s ranked 12 in the all time world record. Su is the fastest non-black man in the world on history.He also has a master's degree in economics, and is a PhD candidate working on his thesis while preparing for Olympics . Congratulations to China. China News Always

Why as an Asian citizen i am not proud of him ? Should see how boastful he is infant of the camera…. the rest were so humble…. let the result judged for itself. must be lots of herbal tea and ginseng 苏神牛逼! Eeewwww pls check him for any banned drugs Well done 👍 And the fastest in semis.

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