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HIROSHIMA (Selected finals): SWIMMING (Men): 100m freestyle: 1 Y Matsushita (Japan) 51.09sec; 2 S Borissenko (Kaz) 51.26; 3 A Egorov (Kaz) 51.28. 200m backstroke: 1 Ji Sang-joon (S Kor) 2min 00.65sec ( record); 2 H Ito (Japan) 2:01.34; 3 Ryuji Horii (Japan) 2:01.66. 100m backstroke: 1 He Cihong (Ch) 1:00.71 ( record); 2 Lu Bin (Ch) 1:00.97; 3 M Nakao (Japan) 1:03.12.

(Women): 400m freestyle: 1 Zhou Guanbin (Ch) 4:08.80 (asian record); 2 Yang Aihua (Ch) 4:13.17; 3 Suzu Chiba (Japan). 4 x 100m freestyle relay: 1 China 3:43.35 ( record); 2 Japan 3:46.41; 3 Hong Kong 3:54.36

WEIGHLIFTING (Women) Under 76-kg final: 1 Hua Ju (Ch) 232.5kg (snatch 105.0/clean and jerk 127.5); 2 Kumi Haseba (Japan) 207.5 (87.5/120.0); 3 Lin Ya-ching (Tai) 202.5 (90.0/112.5). Under 83-kg final: 1 Zhang Xiaoli (Ch) 237.5 kg (world record) (snatch 107.5/clean and jerk 130.0-world record); 2 Chen Shu-chih (Tai) 230.0 (107.5/122.5); 3 K Chaiporn (Thai) 210.0 ( 92.5/117.5). Over 83-kg final: 1 Li Yajuan (Ch) 240.0 (105.0/135.0); 2 Chen Hsiao-lien (Tai) 220.0 (95.0/125.0); 3 B Singh (Ind) 210.0 ( 92.5/117.5).

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