OLYMPICS China's Liu Shiying wins women's javelin throw at Tokyo Olympics

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China's Liu Shiying wins women's javelin throw at Tokyo Olympics

Xinhua

21:11, August 06, 2021

China's Liu Shiying competes in the women's javelin throw final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 6, 2021. (Photo: CFP)

TOKYO, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Liu Shiying of China made a powerful throw of 66.34 meters at her first attempt to deliver the first women's javelin throw gold medal for China at the Tokyo Olympics here on Friday.

Liu only made two successful attempts but that was enough to secure her historic victory.

Poland's Maria Andrejczyk won silver with 64.61 meters while bronze went to Australia's Kelsey-Lee Barber with 64.56 meters.

Liu's teammate Lyu Huihui ranked fifth with 63.41 meters.


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