Five hundred canoeing-lovers, led by famous athletes and representatives from all walks of life, set off from the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, and carried the relay through the waters of Qiandao Lake, the Xin'an River and Fuchun River in several counties of the city. In each part, 19 people played the role of leading navigator, symbolizing the 19th Asian Games.
LONDON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Manchester United on Thursday confirmed the signing of Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax in a deal worth 39 million pounds (51 million US dollars).
Barbosa rifled in an 87th-minute winner after Fortaleza midfielder Juninho had canceled out Everton Ribeiro's opener at the Maracana stadium. Enditem
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The start of the race was done in smaller groups of a few hundred people, as opposed to the usual big launch of several thousand.
"In the end I did my thing and tried to stay with the best guys, and here we are," said the Mitchelton-Scott rider.
This year, world number four Kenin counts herself among the top players, but the challenge won't get any easier as Tunisia's Ons Jabeur, one of the most in-form players of 2020, awaits in the next round.
"We have been informed that the AIU is going to organize a number of group testing sessions specifically for road runners. The sessions will be held at a number of locations across Kenya during September," the country's athletics running governing body Athletics Kenya said in a statement on Thursday.
Djokovic immediately rushed over to check if she was okay and placed his hand on her back as the judge struggled for air. After a few minutes she was able to get up and walked off the court.
Williams said: "I tried to stay calm and be more serene after the loss of the first set. I knew it was important for me just to keep trying, just to keep going."
In an earlier match, Shenzhen edged defending champion Zhejiang 3-2, with both teams of similar strength showing their best from the very beginning.