BREAKING: China’s Liu Shiying wins Olympic women’s javelin gold

BREAKING: China’s Liu Shiying wins Olympic women’s javelin gold

August 6, 2021 0 By Essence Media


China’s world silver medallist Liu Shiying went one better to claim Olympic women’s javelin gold in Tokyo on Friday.

Liu, 27, threw a best of 66.34 metres on her first attempt for victory.

Poland’s Maria Andrejczyk took silver with a best of 64.61m, while South African-born Australian Kelsey-Lee Barber, the reigning world champion, claimed bronze with a throw of 64.56m.

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