Asian Video games: John Tolentino, Kristina Knott barely miss podium

John Tolentino 110m hurdles Asian Games

Asian Video games – Hangzhou 2022 – Athletics – Olympic Sports activities Centre Stadium, Hangzhou, China – October 1, 2023 Philippines’ John Tolentino in motion through the males’s 110m hurdles spherical 1 warmth 2

HANGZHOU, China—John Tolentino breezed via the qualifying heats however couldn’t pull via within the medal race on Monday evening.

The Filipino-Spanish hurdler crossed the road in fourth place, lacking the bronze by a blink within the males’s 110m hurdles finale within the nineteenth Asian Video games on the Hangzhou Olympic Sports activities Centre Stadium.

Tolentino, the nation’s document holder within the occasion, clocked 13.62 seconds, only a head slower than gold medalist Yaqoub Alyouha of Kuwait and second-placer Shunya Takayama of Japan, who each registered similar instances of 13.41.

China’s Xu Zhuoyi copped the bronze in 13.50.

Kristina Knott

FILE – Southeast Asian Video games – Athletics – New Clark Athletic Stadium, Capas, Philippines – December 7, 2019 Philippines’ Knott Kristina Marie celebrates after profitable the ladies’s 200m remaining REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Kristina Knott likewise punched a ticket to the finals however missed the medal stand by a fraction of a second within the girls’s 200m.

The previous Southeast Asian Video games gold medalist arrived in sixth place in 23.79 seconds behind the rostrum finishers led by Singapore’s Veronica Shanti Pereira.

Pereira, the SEA Video games document holder within the occasion, received it by a head in 23.03 seconds, overshadowing China’s Li Yuting (23.28) and Bahrain’s Edidiong Odiong (23.48).

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