China makes a clean sweep over 10,000 runners in Baise Marathon

Over 10,000 runners from around the world competed in the Baise Marathon in south China, with Chinese runners sweeping the titles.

Runners from 30 countries and regions took part in the marathon, half-marathon, and a recreational race in Baise, a city in China's southern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Local runner Wei Wenzhong clocked two hours 33 minutes 59 seconds and won the men's marathon title. Yang Guiping, also from Baise, triumphed in the women's race in 3:22:42.

In the open class marathon, Shi Yanghe won the men's race in 2:35:3 while Deng Yufang claimed the women's title in 3:4:1, winning new points for their team to take the lead in the 14th edition of the race.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency