China's Gong Lijiao wins third consecutive women's shot put gold

On the first day of the track and field events at the 19th Asian Games, China's Gong Lijiao won gold in the women's shot put final with a throw of 19.58 meters. It was her third consecutive gold medal at the Asian Games. Wang Zheng won her first Asian Games gold in the women's hammer throw, meanwhile, and in the men's competition Xie Zhenye qualified for the 100m semi-final with the fastest time of 10.07 seconds.

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