Led by Tang Yu's 20 points, Beijing finished with five players in double figures. Shandong's Cao Junwei scored a game-high 26 points and helped her team cut the deficit to four points in the second half, but they still could not reverse the tide.
"I wanted to play this match as if it was the first round. I didn't want to think it was a semifinal because it would have stressed me out."
TOKYO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The 2021 Tokyo Marathon has been postponed from March 7 to October 17, organizers announced here on Friday.
"They carried it out quite well," said Ji after 45 minutes of play, despite her exhaustion and swollen Achilles tendon. "Everything has paid off."
Argentina enter the match after defeating Ecuador 1-0 in their opening qualifier at La Bombonera on Thursday. Bolivia suffered a 5-0 defeat to Brazil in Sao Paulo.
The German coach has spotted a lack of mentality, but didn't mention the loss of efficiency and robustness.
Later, in the men's 10,000m race, Cheptegei finished in 26 minutes and 11 seconds, breaking Kenenisa Bekele's mark of 26 minutes and 17.53 seconds set in Brussels in 2005.
The 32-year-old made his 119th international appearance in Spain's 1-0 UEFA Nations League win at home to Switzerland on Saturday and is in line to start in Ukraine on Tuesday night, although he admits that the progress of players such as Mikel Merino and Rodrigo Hernandez means there is more competition in the central midfield role.
"I had already won a medal in Rio, so I am not going to be under pressure in Tokyo."
"Definitely eight years ago I was young, I was already won my Wimbledon title, and I was kind of favorite and played and I lost to Maria, which she won the tournament. So for me, that time was a lot of pressure on me, and even I didn't play like the best on clay," the two-time Grand Slam winner added.
Zhejiang jumped into a 14-5 lead, before Henan regrouped and tied the first quarter at 23-23 through top draft Fang Min's stunning buzzer-beater.