For the potential runners who can't arrive in Xi'an city due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizing committee of the event set online competition in the edition Xi'an marathon.
The track event held in Valencia was dubbed as 'World Record Day', with the help of the pacers and designed lighting system, Ethiopia's Gidey crossed the line in 14 minutes and 6.62 seconds, almost five seconds faster than the previous record set by her fellow Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba in Oslo in 2008.
"All I can do is thank them for the confidence they showed in me," said the forward, who came out from the Barcelona youth system, but plays in the Premier League with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
"I didn't drink sodas for four or five years. I know if something is good for me, I will do it, otherwise, I won't."
"If I gave up at first, I would not have got the chance at a later stage," she pointed out.
CHANGSHA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Following in her father's footsteps, she first began to practice martial arts at the age of six. After studying under one of the "top 10 Chinese martial artists" at the age of 15, she became the 12th-generation heir of Chen's Tai Chi.
Qi Site led Beijing with 18 points. Tang Yu recorded a double-double of 15 points and 11 boards. Shi Xiufeng and Qi Yu bagged 14 and 13 respectively.
"James played well and he's going to keep improving," the Portuguese said. "He was trying to get his goal today, but with 15 minutes left it seemed important to me to give him a rest.
With the same three wins and one loss, both Beijing and Shanghai surpassed Inner Mongolia, which has won all its three games so far, ranking fourth and fifth respectively in the tables after the league's fourth round was over.
"I could not just rest on the plane as my players did, but distributed some time to analyze opponents' tactics. I was so tired then," Ji recalled.
47-year-old Liu is in high spirits during her preparations for the upcoming Tai Chi exhibition in the city of Liling, located in central China's Hunan province.