07.13.06

More on Liu Xiang

Posted in Track and Field/Athletics at 11:16 am by Nicole

The coverage of Liu’s world record triumph in Lausanne on Tuesday night continues. Today (July 13), by the way, is Liu’s 23rd birthday. Another important moment in Chinese sports history came on July 13 as well…it was July 13, 2001 when the 2008 Olympics were awarded to Beijing at the IOC meeting in Moscow. Lucky number 13? For China, it just might be.

Guardian Unlimited: Liu’s record warms China’s weary World Cup hearts

Philadelphia Inquirer: China’s Liu breaks world record

People’s Daily Online: 12.88, Liu Xiang breaks world record; On eve of birthday, a perfect day; Liu Xiang’s world record storm sweeps across China; Liu Xiang’s parents have sleepless night; Liu heat would hinder his future; Zhu Jianhua stays away from Liu Xiang hoopla

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