China seizes gold in women’s lightweight double sculls at Hangzhou Asian Games

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Zou Jiaqi and Qiu Xiuping. Picture credit: Xinhua

24th September 2023 – (Hangzhou) China marked an impressive victory on Sunday morning at the Hangzhou Asian Games as Zou Jiaqi and Qiu Xiuping clinched the gold medal in the women’s lightweight double sculls event. The Chinese duo displayed exceptional skill and determination, securing their triumph with a comfortable lead.

With a remarkable time of seven minutes and 6.78 seconds, Zou Jiaqi and Qiu Xiuping demonstrated their dominance throughout the race, leaving their competitors in awe. The rowers from Uzbekistan and Indonesia followed closely behind, claiming the silver and bronze medals, respectively.