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Cycling News
Published:
December 14, 2006, 0:00 GMT,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 23:39 BST
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First Edition News for December 14, 2006

Guo Shuang of China won the women's sprint in Doha over teammate Gong Jinjie in the final matchup...

China's Shuang wins women's sprint, second Asian Games gold

Guo Shuang of China won the women's sprint in Doha over teammate Gong Jinjie in the final matchup Wednesday. She won in two rides. It was Shuang's second medal of the games. Earlier this week, she won the 500m individual time trial, setting an Asian Games record of 35.175 seconds.

According to the People's Daily, China has won all five gold medals in the women's sprint in Asian Games history. In four of those, the country has taken the second spot on the podium, too.

On the men's side, Tsubasa Kitatsuru of Japan won gold in the sprint, in three rides after he was relegated in the second ride. Korea's Lae Seon Choi took silver.

The 40km men's points race final was won by Hong Kong's King Wai Cheung with 22 total points. Vladimir Tuychiev of Uzbekistan (18 points) took second with Ilya Chernyshov (Kaz) in third at 17 points.

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