The struggle between Japan and China for Asian Games gold medals intensied in New Delhi, India on November 30.
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SV No. 152 Zhenxian Zhiu (China, ultimate Gold medallist) triple jumps, and electronic-scoreboard showing 16.61 metres (2 shots)
GV & SV Crowd watches as Indian competitor, Balasubramanium jumps well, but falls back and electronic scoreboard shows 16.14 metres (3 shots)
SV Japanese competitor Yasushi Veta (Silver medallist) jumps, and electronic scoreboard shows 16.05 (2 shots)
SV & CU Judges watch as Zhenxian Zhiu receives gold medal (2 shots)
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Background: The struggle between Japan and China for Asian Games gold medals intensied in New Delhi, India on November 30. Japan's women athletes won three titles, and put the nation within one gold medal of china's total of 50 with less than four days competition remaining. China's only success was triple jumper Zhenxian Zhiu, ranked second in the world, who broke the Games record with 16.8 metres. Yasushi Veta of Japan got the silver, and the bronze went to Balasubramanium of India. In the women's 100 metre hurdles final, Japanese athlete Emi A Kimoto took the gold, while her fellow countrywoman, Chizuko Akimoto, wont the silver and Jianhua Dai of China won the bronze.