Lee Hup Wei Clears 2.23m to Defend High Jump Gold at Asian GP in China

>> June 08, 2019

Lee Hup Wei has won another gold medal during the second series of Asian Grand Prix at Chongqing, China (June 7).

He cleared 2.23m height in his first attempt to secure the gold medal from Chinese Taipei's Hsiang Chun Hsien who also set the same height in the second attempt. Hup Wei won it on countback.

During the first series 3 days ago (June 4), he captured the gold medal after clearing a height of 2.23m as well at the same venue.

For a record, the 32-year-old former Asian Champion won his seventh gold overall in Asian GP series, first two in China in 2009, and then three in India a year later.

Lee Hup Wei clears 2.23m to with both series of Asian GP (Photo: Asian AA)
Vietnamese Vu Duc Anh managed to clear a good height of 2.19m and earned the bronze.✨

Meanwhile, in men's triple jump, Chinese athletes Fang Yaoqing (16.83m) and Xu Xiaolong (16.43m) secured 1-2 spots as they did 3 days ago (17.17m and 16.72m, respectively).⚡️

In this second series, Malaysia's Hakimi Ismail bagged the bronze after registering 16.19m. He set a season-best of 16.32m during the first series.✨

Behind the two-time SEA Games champion in both series was his main SEA Games rival, Mark Hary Diones of the Philippine 🇵🇭who set 15.98m (and 16.27m earlier).

Full results here DAY 1 & DAY 2



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