Lao, Fukushima take Asiad 100 titles

China’s Lao Yi and Japan’s Chisato Fukushima are the region’s fastest man and woman after clinching the 100-meter titles at the Asian Games.

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Published: Mon 22 Nov 2010, 6:20 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 5:04 AM

Lao finished in 10.24 seconds on Monday, narrowly edging Saudi Arabia’s Yasir Baalghayth A. Alnashri by 0.02 seconds. Oman’s Barakat Al Harthi was third after clocking 10.28.

Fukushima, who crossed in 11.33 seconds, also won by a razor-thin margin, beating Uzbekistan’s Guzel Khubbieva by 0.01 seconds. Vietnam’s Vu Thi Huong was third, posting a time of 11.43.

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