It was a dream team result for Hong Kong’s women on day eight of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat.
The race, a combination of butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. The quartet broke the Short Course Games Record in the 4 by 50 metre Medley Relay in a time of 1:48.79 m.
China came second and Thailand – third. Just after the race the winners could hardly believe in their victory.
But it was China who stole the limelight in the Ashgabat pool
Wang Liz-huo was the star of the show:
The 19 year old, broke the Games record to win gold in the 100m breastroke in a time of 57.02 seconds:
So far the teenager has won two gold and two silver medals at the Games and he could not control his delight
“It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal! I was afraid to get the second place, the first 50 meters was tight, and now I am so happy”, he said.
In the weighlifying Iraq’s Safaa Aljumaili powered to the fore to win gold in the 85kg category. The games go on to the 27th
There are just a couple of days left before the end of the 5th AIMAG . The finish line, according to those who follow the Games closely, is the moment when the most outstanding records could be achieved.