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Asian Cross Country Championships - Results

Story on African-born Bahraini athletes dominating senior races here:

12th Asian Cross Country Championships
Quingzhen, China, 3/24/12
results via @athletekuma

Senior Men's 12 km
1. Alemu Bekele (Bahrain) - 35:33
2. Dejene Regassa (Bahrain) - 35:39
3. Bilisuma Shume (Bahrain) - 35:41
4. Hasan Mahboob Ali (Bahrain) - 36:18
6. Hayato Saito (Team Honda) - 36:59
7. Yu Mitsuya (Team Toyota Kyushu) - 37:06
8. Daichi Motomura (Tokai Univ.) - 37:13
10. Hiroyoshi Umegae (Team NTN) - 37:44

Senior Women's 8 km
1. Shitaye Eshete (Bahrain) - 26:14
2. Tejitu Daba (Bahrain) - 26:50
3. Genzebe Shami (Bahrain) - 26:59
4. Hitomi Niiya (Sakura AC) - 27:03
8. Sachi Tanaka (Sports Yamagata 21 AC) - 27:53
10. Ayuko Suzuki (Nagoya Univ.) - 28:35
11. Toshika Tamura (Matsuyama Univ.) - 28:54

Junior Men's 8 km
1. Shota Baba (Kurashiki H.S.) - 25:07
2. Yudai Yamamoto (Suma Gakuen H.S.) - 25:10
3. Taiga Machizawa (Kashiwa Civic H.S.) - 25:10
4. Kazuki Murakami (Mima Shogyo H.S.) - 25:11
6. Yuta Koyama (Toyokawa Kogyo H.S.) - 25:32

Junior Women's 6 km
1. Miyuki Uehara (Kagoshima Joshi H.S.) - 20:26
2. Shiori Yano (Kitakyushu Civic H.S.) - 20:29
3. Momoko Akiyama (Hakuoh Joshi H.S.) - 20:37
4. Nanami Aoki (Ritsumeikan Uji H.S.) - 20:57
6. Mai Shoji (Okazaki Gakuen H.S.) - 21:00


yuza said…
It is good to see Niiya run a good consistent race with even splits.

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