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Fukushima wins Asian sprint title

GUANGZHOU, China (Kyodo) Chisato Fukushima fought a head-wind of 1.0 meters per second to win the women’s 100 meters in 11.27 seconds at the Asian championships in Guangzhou on Wednesday.

Fukushima picked up her first 100-meter Asian title. Vu Thi Huong of Vietnam finished second in 11.50 and India’s Hiriyur Manjunath Jyothi came third an additional 0.10 back.