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Liu Xiang wins men's 60m hurdles title
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China's star hurdler Liu Xiang has added another world title under his belt. He won the men's 60 meter hurdles at the World Indoor Athletic Championships in Valencia, Spain. The 24-year-old now has four major titles in the sport.

China's Liu Xiang (R) competes during the men's 60m hurdles qualifications at the 12th IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championship in Valencia, Spain, March 8, 2008. Liu entered the semifinals with 7.73 seconds. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

China's Liu Xiang (R) competes during the men's 60m hurdles 
qualifications at the 12th IAAF World Indoor Athletics 
Championship in Valencia, Spain, March 8, 2008. Liu entered 
the semifinals with 7.73 seconds. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

The world record holder was at lane six and his start was a bit slow. But Liu ran steadily in the latter part of the race, clocking 7.46 seconds to win the men's 60 metres hurdles.His personal best was 7.42 seconds but Liu Xiang was satisfied with his performance.

Liu Xiang said, "I raced well. It's good to win the title with 7.46 seconds and the title counts more than the result. And I think it's not easy to break the 60-meter hurdle record. I can if I have two more legs. "

China's star hurdler Liu Xiang finished first on Saturday to snatch the title in men's 60 meter hurdles at the 12th World Indoor Championships in Valencia, Spain.(Xinhua Photo)

China's star hurdler Liu Xiang finished first on Saturday to 
snatch the title in men's 60 meter hurdles at the 12th World 
Indoor Championships in Valencia, Spain.(Xinhua Photo)

(CCTV March 10, 2008)

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