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2012 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships

The 2012 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships was the fifth edition of the international indoor athletics event between Asian nations. It took place at the Vocational and Technical College Athletics Hall in Hangzhou, China, between 18 and 19 February. A total of 26 nations sent athletes to compete at the championships, which featured 25 track and field events.[1]

2012 Asian Indoor Championships
Host cityChina Hangzhou, China
Date(s)18–19 February
Participation195 athletes from
26 nations
Events25

China topped the medal table with 14 golds. Iran was second with three golds while Bahrain finished third with three golds.

The competition featured two Asian indoor records. Mutaz Essa Barshim broke the men's high jump record with a clearance of 2.37 m, bettering Zhu Jianhua's 26-year-ol standard. Li Ling beat the women's Asian indoor record in the pole vault with a mark of 4.50 m.[2]

Contents

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 m Reza Ghasemi
  Iran
6.68 Lai Chun Ho
  Hong Kong
6.78 Hassan Heidarpour
  Iran
6.78
400 m Reza Bouazar
  Iran
48.09 Chang Pengben
  China
48.47 Amin Ghelichi
  Iran
48.64
800 m Mohammad Al-Azemi
  Kuwait
1:47.37 CR NR Adnan Taes
  Iraq
1:49.42 NR Yang Xiaofei
  China
1:50.32
1500 m Mohammed Shaween
  Saudi Arabia
3:57.84 NR Mohamed Al-Garni
  Qatar
3:58.04 Omar Al-Rasheedi
  Kuwait
3:59.83
3000 m Bilisuma Shugi
  Bahrain
7:43.88 Mohamed Al-Garni
  Qatar
7:46.17 Alemu Bekele
  Bahrain
7:48.04
60 m hurdles Jiang Fan
  China
7.74 CR Abdulaziz Al-Mandeel
  Kuwait
7.82 NR Ji Wei
  China
7.85
4 × 400 m relay Event cancelled
due to lack of entries
High jump Mutaz Essa Barshim
  Qatar
2.37 m AR Zhang Guowei
  China
2.28 m Majed Al-Din Ghazal
  Syria
2.24 m
Pole vault Yang Yansheng
  China
5.50 m Zhang Wei
  China
5.40 m Junya Nagata
  Japan
5.30 m
Long jump Li Jinzhe
  China
7.98 m Rikiya Saruyama
  Japan
7.63 m Kumaravel Premkumar
  India
7.62 m
Triple jump Dong Bin
  China
17.01 m CR Cao Shuo
  China
17.01 m CR Li Yanxi
  China
16.23
Shot put Zhang Jun
  China
19.78 m CR Wang Guangfu
  China
19.40 m Wang Like
  China
19.09 m
Heptathlon Dmitriy Karpov
  Kazakhstan
5928 pts CR Keisuke Ushiro
  Japan
5590 pts Hiromasa Tanaka
  Japan
5033 pts
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 m Wei Yongli
  China
7.37 Tao Yujia
  China
7.40 Viktoriya Zyabkina
  Kazakhstan
7.44
400 m Maryam Tousi
  Iran
53.85 NR Chen Jingwen
  China
54.17 Tang Xiaoyin
  China
55.06
800 m Zhao Jing
  China
2:04.15 Genzeb Shumi
  Bahrain
2:05.96 Song Tingting
  China
2:11.32
1500 m Genzeb Shumi
  Bahrain
4:15.85 Betlhem Belayneh
  United Arab Emirates
4:16.97 NR Liu Fang
  China
4:18.32
3000 m Shitaye Eshete
  Bahrain
8:49.27 CR NR Betlhem Belayneh
  United Arab Emirates
8:53.56 NR Tejitu Daba
  Bahrain
8:53.75
60 m hurdles Wu Shuijiao
  China
8.24 CR Natalya Ivoninskaya
  Kazakhstan
8.29 Sun Yawei
  China
8.35
4 × 400 m relay   China
Chen Yanmei
Tang Xiaoyin
Cheng Chong
Chen Jingwen
3:40.34   Kazakhstan
Natalya Tukova
Yekaterina Yermak
Margarita Kudinova
Alexandra Kuzina
3:44.85   Kyrgyzstan
Olesia Korovina
Anna Bulanova
Ksenia Kadkina
Iuliia Khodykina
3:56.11 NR
High jump Zheng Xingjuan
  China
1.92 m Wang Yang
  China
1.88 m Duong Thi Viet Anh
  Vietnam
1.84 m
Pole vault Li Ling
  China
4.50 m AR Choi Yun-Hee
  South Korea
4.30 m Megumi Nakada
  Japan
4.15 m
Long jump Lu Minjia
  China
6.33 m Anastassiya Kudinova
  Kazakhstan
6.23 m Wang Wupin
  China
6.22 m
Triple jump Xie Limei
  China
14.06 m Li Yanmei
  China
13.73 m Lyudmila Grankovskaya
  Kazakhstan
13.22 m
Shot put Liu Xiangrong
  China
18.37 m CR Leila Rajabi
  Iran
17.51 m Meng Qianqian
  China
16.13 m
Pentathlon Irina Karpova
  Kazakhstan
4050 pts Duong Thi Viet Anh
  Vietnam
3812 pts Sepideh Tavakkoli
  Iran
3775 pts
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)1491033
2  Iran (IRI)3137
3  Bahrain (BHR)3126
4  Kazakhstan (KAZ)2327
5  Qatar (QAT)1203
6  Kuwait (KUW)1113
7  Saudi Arabia (KSA)1001
8  Japan (JPN)0235
9  United Arab Emirates (UAE)0202
10  Vietnam (VIE)0112
11  Hong Kong (HKG)0101
  Iraq (IRQ)0101
  South Korea (KOR)0101
14  India (IND)0011
  Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)0011
  Syria (SYR)0011
Totals (16 nations)25252575

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 26 nations were represented by athletes competing at the 2012 championships

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ram. Murali Krishnan (18 February 2012). "Chinese dominate but there is double-delight for Iran at the Asian Indoor Championships - Day 1". IAAF. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
  2. ^ Krishnan, Ram. Murali (2012-02-19). Barshim soars 2.37m Asian record in Hangzhou as Asian Indoor champs conclude. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-05-24.
  • Results Book. Asian Athletics Association (2012) - archived. Retrieved on 2014-02-17.

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