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China’s Guo wins second gold at Asian Games

China's Guo Shuang outraced compatriot Gong Jinjie in the finals of the women’s sprint at the 15th Asian Games in Qatar on Wednesday. The 20-year-old Guo took the gold in two straight races, winning the second in 11.986 seconds. South Korea's You Jin A took the bronze. It was Guo’s second gold of this year’s games. She won the 500-meter time trial on Saturday, setting an Asian Games record of 35.175 seconds. In the men’s sprint, Japan's Tsubasa Kitatsuru took the gold ahead of South Korea's Choi Lae-seon. China's Tang Qi collected the bronze. Meanwhile, Cheung King

From left, China's Guo Shuang with compatriot Gong Jinjie and South Korea's You Jin A

From left, China’s Guo Shuang with compatriot Gong Jinjie and South Korea’s You Jin A

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China’s Guo Shuang outraced compatriot Gong Jinjie in the finals of the women’s sprint at the 15th Asian Games in Qatar on Wednesday.

The 20-year-old Guo took the gold in two straight races, winning the second in 11.986 seconds. South Korea’s You Jin A took the bronze.

It was Guo’s second gold of this year’s games. She won the 500-meter time trial on Saturday, setting an Asian Games record of 35.175 seconds.

In the men’s sprint, Japan’s Tsubasa Kitatsuru took the gold ahead of South Korea’s Choi Lae-seon. China’s Tang Qi collected the bronze.

Meanwhile, Cheung King Wai of Hong Kong won the men’s 40km points race. —Agence France Presse contributed to this report