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Chinese Li Ling breaks Asian record in pole vault

Source: Xinhua 2016-02-20 09:15:24
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China's Li Ling cleared 4.70 meters for an Asian record in the women's pole vault at the Asian Indoor Championships here on Friday. 

DOHA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- China's Li Ling cleared 4.70 meters for an Asian record in the women's pole vault at the Asian Indoor Championships here on Friday.(Photo:Xinhua/AFP)

DOHA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- China's Li Ling cleared 4.70 meters for an Asian record in the women's pole vault at the Asian Indoor Championships here on Friday.

Li, the 26-year-old Asian champion, earlier held both Asian indoor and outdoor records of 4.51 meters and 4.66 meters respectively. And her winning 4.70 meters ranks ninth this season in the world.

"It is my first indoor campaign in 2016, I am satisified with the Asian record, and I hope for a better performance in the Portland Indoor World Championships," said Li, who ranked 9th in the Beijing World Championships last year at 4.60 meters.

Another Chinese Ren Mengxi, finished second.

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[Editor: huaxia]
 
Chinese Li Ling breaks Asian record in pole vault
                 Source: Xinhua | 2016-02-20 09:15:24 | Editor: huaxia

China's Li Ling cleared 4.70 meters for an Asian record in the women's pole vault at the Asian Indoor Championships here on Friday. 

DOHA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- China's Li Ling cleared 4.70 meters for an Asian record in the women's pole vault at the Asian Indoor Championships here on Friday.(Photo:Xinhua/AFP)

DOHA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- China's Li Ling cleared 4.70 meters for an Asian record in the women's pole vault at the Asian Indoor Championships here on Friday.

Li, the 26-year-old Asian champion, earlier held both Asian indoor and outdoor records of 4.51 meters and 4.66 meters respectively. And her winning 4.70 meters ranks ninth this season in the world.

"It is my first indoor campaign in 2016, I am satisified with the Asian record, and I hope for a better performance in the Portland Indoor World Championships," said Li, who ranked 9th in the Beijing World Championships last year at 4.60 meters.

Another Chinese Ren Mengxi, finished second.

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