Saturday, September 29, 2007

Cuba's Dayron Robles beats Liu to win men's 110m hurdles at Shanghai Golden Grand Prix

Dayron Robles of Cuba competes in the men's 110m hurdles during the Golden Grand Prix in Shanghai, Sept. 28, 2007. Robles won with a time of 13.01 seconds. (Xinhua/Liao Yujie)

China View

SHANGHAI, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Cuba's Dayron Robles led all the way to beat local hero Liu Xiang to win the men's 110m hurdles title at the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix here on Friday.

Robles, who clocked a season best of 12.92 seconds in the Stuttgart Grand Prix Finals last week, clocked 13.01 seconds for the gold.

Liu, the reigning Olympic and world champion and world record holder, clocked 13.21 seconds to finish third.

American Anwar Moore took the silver in 13.20.

Former Olympic champion and multi-world champion Allen Johnson was fourth in 13.23.

Editor: Song Shutao

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