"It was a very difficult race today as it was so cold and wet. I was feeling really strong today and wished for a bit better conditions, but this record gives me a lot of confidence."
Selby, having won the European Masters last month, is one step closer to defend his English Open title and will meet another Chinese player Chang Bingyu in the last 64.
"He was unable to train because of pain in his lower back," Lasmar told a virtual news conference. "He's shown a small improvement today, but it is important to consider that less than 24 hours have passed [since the injury]. He's traveled by bus and plane to be here, which has made treatment difficult.
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.
CHENGDU, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- 27 years since taking up basketball, including 16 years as a pro, Ji Yanyan is well aware of a palpable role that the sport plays in her 35 years of life.
To attract more teenage followers, Wang began to play freestyle football. She practices for three hours a day, and it takes another three hours to record and edit short videos every day.
For the potential runners who can't arrive in Xi'an city due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizing committee of the event set online competition in the edition Xi'an marathon.
"We came into this match with the mentality of challenging Xinjiang. I hoped that our players could show our style in such an intense game," said Jiangsu coach Ding Tie.
Xu, Liang and Zhang Manman got Jiangsu off to a quick start and combined for 21 first-quarter points, but Xinjiang withstood the trio's attack to tie the scores at 21-21 thanks to Wang Lili's 10 points.
His mother, Corinna, claims the father's achievements have never been a burden.
Argentina will meet Bolivia in La Paz in their next qualifier on Tuesday while Ecuador will host Uruguay the same day.